Exercise Helps Boost Immune System and Immunotherapy Treatment
Dr. Emma Kurz is part of a research team that has found that exercise can help make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer.
Gut Reaction for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Florencia McAllister and her team are looking at the tumor microbiome to develop effective pancreatic cancer treatments.
AACR Annual Meeting 2021 Highlights
Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation bring you the pancreatic cancer research highlights of the 2021 AACR Annual Meeting,
Cachexia Research Gaining Momentum
Why do pancreatic cancer patients lose weight even if they are eating well? Dr. Teresa Zimmers explains the syndrome called cachexia.
Pancreatic Cancer Exceptional Responders and the Immune System Link
Dr. Vinod Balachandran looks at the immune system of exceptional responders–patients who respond extremely well to chemotherapy–for treatment clues.
New Research Sheds Light on Hot and Cold Tumors
Dr. Ben Z. Stanger and his team are finding links between the number of T cells a tumor has and the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
Neoantigens Provide New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Treatments
Vinod Balachandran’s team identified increased T cells in the tumors of long-term pancreatic cancer survivors, with a role for neoantigens in immunotherapy.
New Cancer Stem Cell Pathway Drug May Change Standard of Care
Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab is testing a new drug that works on pancreatic cancer stem cells to make chemotherapy more effective.
Trying a New Type of Treatment to Stop Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers test the chemotherapy combination of AM0010 and FOLFOX as a second-line therapy for people with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Targeted Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Margaret Tempero outlines the work being done in the area of targeted therapy for pancreatic cancer, specifically the testing of ibrutinib.
Using a Virus to Infect and Destroy Pancreatic Cancer Cells
A clinical trial tests the combination of standard chemotherapy plus a common cold virus that has been modified to kill cancer cells.
The Cancer Moonshot
Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee of Johns Hopkins is part of the Cancer Moonshot’s Blue Ribbon Panel, and she explains the goals of the program.
An Unexpected Diagnosis After Surgery
Lora Kelly had surgery to remove a cyst that turned out to be pancreatic cancer. Treatment including clinical trials keeps the cancer from returning.