Blog

48 Articles

Dino Verrelli and Dr. Diane Simeone
Research
May 12, 2020 • 7 Min

Earlier Detection of Pancreatic Cancer: A Marathon, Not A Sprint

Dino Verrelli of Project Purple joins with Dr. Diane Simeone on the PRECEDE Consortium to develop earlier detection and new pancreatic cancer treatments.

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Research
December 23, 2019 • 5 Min

Looking Back at the Year in Research: 2019

Research highlights of 2019 include: approval of a PARP inhibitor, artificial intelligence to diagnose pancreatic cysts, and updated radiation guidelines.

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Research
September 23, 2019 • 6 Min

Machine-Learning Assay May Improve Pancreatic Cyst Management

Dr. Anne Marie Lennon explains CompCyst, the artificial intelligence-based assay that can determine the best treatment for pancreatic cysts.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
June 11, 2019 • 6 Min

ASCO Annual Conference: Highlights in Pancreatic Cancer Research

Dr. Allyson Ocean reviews some of the latest pancreatic cancer research results, including new treatments for some patients.

Pancreatic cancer survivors Scott and Steve Nelson
Survivor Stories
June 6, 2019 • 5 Min

Younger Brother’s Pancreatic Cancer Leads to Regular Screening for his Oldest Brother

When Scott Nelson was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, oldest brother Steve began regular screening, which lead to his early diagnosis.

Elliot Fishman
Research
August 13, 2018 • 5 Min

Man + Machine: Using Deep Learning for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Elliot Fishman is part of a team that is using artificial intelligence, or deep learning to develop techniques for early detection of pancreatic cancer.

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Research
June 26, 2018 • 2 Min

Early Detection Trial for People at Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Relatives of pancreatic cancer patients or people who carry certain mutations can participate in an early detection clinical trial.

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Research
April 5, 2018 • 4 Min

Genetic Testing Can Help Those You Love

Dr. Fay Kastrinos, director of the Muzzi Mirza Pancreatic Cancer Prevention and Genetics Program at Columbia University Medical Center, explains the value of genetic testing for cancer prevention and treatment.

Dr. Anne Marie Lennon
Research
February 14, 2018 • 4 Min

A Simple Blood Test for Early Detection of Eight Cancers Shows Promise

Dr. Anne Marie Lennon explains the CancerSEEK blood test, a liquid biopsy in clinical trials for early detection of eight cancers, including pancreatic.

Pancreatic canc er survivor Carolynn Kiel
Survivor Stories
October 17, 2017 • 3 Min

Early Detection Makes All the Difference

Carolynn Kiel lost her mother and sister to pancreatic cancer. Regular screening allowed early detection of her pancreatic cancer.

Gloria Peterson, Ph.D.
Research
October 12, 2017 • 5 Min

Tumor Genetics Research Brings Some Answers for Families at High Risk

Professor Gloria Peterson of the Mayo Clinic is working on tumor genetics to help make early detection of pancreatic cancer a reality.

Dr. Diane Simeone
Symptoms
September 29, 2017 • 4 Min

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.

EARLY DETECTION OF PANCREATIC CANCER
News
September 26, 2017 • 1 Min

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.

Dr. Robert Kurtz
Research
September 18, 2017 • 4 Min

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.

Researcher Ken Zaret
Research
August 22, 2017 • 4 Min

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.