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Dr. Aatur Singhi
Research
January 16, 2024 • 4 Min

Comprehensive Molecular Test Helps Classify Pancreatic Cysts

Dr. Aatur Singhi and colleagues are developing a test to help determine whether pancreatic cysts are likely to turn cancerous.

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Research
January 2, 2024 • 5 Min

Progress and Promise—Research in 2023

What advances were made in 2023 for pancreatic cancer treatments? Where is research headed in the coming year?

Podcast host and primary care physician Dr. Jon Hallberg
Disease Management
November 27, 2023 • 3 Min

Reaching Primary Care Providers Through Podcasts

Dr. Jon Hallberg leads a series on early detection of pancreatic cancer as part of his mission to reach providers through podcasts.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Kay Zedd Kesser
Survivor Stories
November 2, 2023 • 8 Min

A Family Tree Bent but Not Broken by Pancreatic Cancer

When Kay Zedd Kesser looks around her family tree, she sees pancreatic cancer everywhere. But screening saved Kay’s life.

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer webinar announcement
Webinars
October 13, 2023 • 2 Min

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer

Let’s Win, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, and the Basser Center for BRCA teamed up to present a webinar on BRCA mutations and pancreatic cancer.

Andy Lyons
Survivor Stories
September 13, 2023 • 6 Min

A Cancer-Free Life 25 Years in the Making

Andy Lyons lost many family members to pancreatic cancer. With such a family history he knew to be proactive and get screened regularly.

Dr. Michael Rosenthal
Research
August 22, 2023 • 5 Min

New AI Tool Brings Hope in Quest for Earlier Detection

Can AI help catch pancreatic cancer at an earlier stage? Dr. Michael Rosenthal and others are working on an AI tool to do just that.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Rosalie Sears
Research
April 27, 2023 • 5 Min

New Prospective Clinical Study of Blood-Based Early Detection Test

Dr. Rosalie Sears is working with Biological Dynamics to test a new early detection blood assay and platform for pancreatic cancer screening.

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Research
April 24, 2023 • 9 Min

Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Treatments
April 14, 2023 • 5 Min

Who Should Be Screened For Pancreatic Cancer

Who should be screened for pancreatic cancer? Dr. Allyson Ocean explains how genetic mutations and family history factor into screening.

Long-term survivor William Ramshaw and family
Disease Management
March 24, 2023 • 6 Min

What Is It Going to Take to Stop Pancreatic Cancer? A 10-Year Survivor’s Perspective

Survivor William Ramshaw reflects on the need for more research into treatments and early detection tests for pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Anna Bergamaschi
Research
February 23, 2023 • 6 Min

New Potential Early Detection Trial for Type 2 Diabetics

Dr. Anna Bergamaschi explains the new Avantect blood test for the early detection of pancreatic cancer in people with type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Ray Wadlow
Research
February 9, 2023 • 5 Min

PRECEDE Trial Sets Survival Rate Goal

Dr. Raymond Wadlow explains how earlier detection of high-risk people is key the PRECEDE trial’s goal to increase pancreatic cancer survival rates.

Dr. Michael Goggins
Treatments
January 5, 2023 • 4 Min

Screening Programs Save High-Risk People

Dr. Michael Goggins explains who should undergo regular pancreatic cancer screening and where programs can be found.

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Research
December 30, 2022 • 5 Min

A Year in Review: 2022 in Research

What progress was made in pancreatic treatment and screening? Learn about the major pancreatic cancer developments of 2022.