Urinary Tract Scans Lead to My Diagnosis
Ellen Robbins has the BRCA2 mutation, and that allowed her to participate in a clinical trial for her pancreatic cancer.
New Gene Inhibitor Drug for Patients with MTAP-Deleted Tumors
A new trial targets patients with advanced solid tumors, including pancreatic cancer, with an MTAP-deletion genetic mutation.
KRYSTAL-1 Trial Shows Promising Activity in Pancreas and Other GI Cancers
Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab reports promising results of the KRYSTAL-1 trial, which targets a KRAS mutation common to pancreatic cancer.
Cherishing the Simple Things
Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.
Testing an Approved Drug for a Specific Mutation
Researchers are testing a drug combination for melanoma in pancreatic cancer patients with a BRAF genetic mutation.
New Study Aims to Reduce Recurrence Risk for Select Patients
Dr. Kim A. Reiss is leading a study of the PARP inhibitor olaparib to delay or prevent a recurrence of surgically removed pancreatic cancer.
Crafting a Medical Family Tree
Dr. Diane Simeone and genetic counselor Jessica Everett explain why it is important to create a medical family tree for pancreatic cancer.
BRCA Mutation Determines My Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Chris Treubert started with one type of chemotherapy but when the results of genetic testing showed a BRCA mutation he changed treatment.
Improving Access to Genetic Testing and Counseling
Dr. Angela Bradbury is leading a study on access to genetic testing and genetic counseling, including a telehealth option.
A Second Opinion Makes the Difference
Irma Infante refused to give up after a stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis. She went for a second opinion and better treatment options.
The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Dr. Anil Rustgi discusses the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment and the direction of current research in early detection.
The Value of Molecular Profiling and Genetic Testing
Gina Harrison underwent molecular profiling of her pancreatic tumor, which led her to a clinical trial. Genetic testing showed her BRCA1 mutation was random.
Pancreatic Cancer Caught Early Because of My Vigilance
Beverly Leighton joined a screening study and underwent genetic testing because of her family history of pancreatic cancer.
High-Dose Vitamin C Targeting KRAS and BRAF in Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Manish Shah leads a clinical trial of high-dose vitamin C targeting KRAS and BRAF mutations in solid-tumor cancers, including pancreatic cancer.
Genetic Testing Leads Me to a PARP Inhibitor Trial
Harvey Parker had genetic testing as part of his initial pancreatic cancer treatment. The BRCA2 mutation led him to a PARP inhibitor clinical trial.