Pancreatic Cancer and Family History
Dr. Diane Simeone is developing a tablet-based family history survey to identify patients with a genetic-based risk for developing pancreatic cancer.
Facebook Live: Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Anirban Maitra and Dr. Allyson Ocean discuss the status of tests to provide early detection of pancreatic cancer in this video of a Facebook Live chat.
A Registry for Those at Risk for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Robert Kurtz founded the Pancreatic Tumor Registry at Memorial Sloan Kettering to learn more about the genetic mutations that cause pancreatic cancer.
A Newly Identified Biomarker Panel Shows Promise in Earlier Pancreatic Cancer Detection
The first pancreatic cancer blood test may soon be a reality, as a biomarker panel from the lab of Dr. Ken Zaret shows promise in early testing.
Most Cancer Mutations Are Random DNA Mistakes
In a large study, Dr. Bert Vogelstein of Johns Hopkins found that a majority of cancers, including pancreatic cancer, are caused by random mutations of DNA.
New Biopsy Shows Promise For Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Trovagene is developing a liquid biopsy for pancreatic cancer patients, to allow doctors to test for cancer and track treatment response.
A Liquid Biopsy for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Bert Vogelstein and his team at Johns Hopkins are working with a blood test called a liquid biopsy, which tests cells for mutations related to cancer.