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Research
February 14, 2023 • 2 Min

Brain Cancer Vaccine for Metastatic PNET

Researchers are testing a vaccine for PNET that targets a protein that is very abundant in many neuroendocrine tumors.

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Research
January 27, 2023 • 6 Min

Research Updates from ASCO GI 2023

Read the latest clinical trial and research updates from the 2023 ASCO GI meeting, including a review of genetic testing uptake.

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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.

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Research
December 21, 2022 • 2 Min

Testing a New Immunotherapy Combo in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing an approved immunotherapy drug with a new drug that works on T cells to make it more effective for pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Arnav Mehta, researcher
Research
November 18, 2022 • 5 Min

Meet the Researcher: Arnav Mehta, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Arnav Mehta combines mathematics and medicine in his search to improve options for gastrointestinal cancer patients. Learn about his groundbreaking work.

Dr. Emma Kurz
Research
October 12, 2022 • 6 Min

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.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
July 27, 2022 • 5 Min

Report Highlights Potential of TCR Therapy

Read about the potential of TCR therapy, a technique used with success for one pancreatic cancer patient in a groundbreaking immunotherapy clinical trial.

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Research
July 19, 2022 • 2 Min

Four-Drug Combination Tested in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial is testing a drug combination including a drug used for erectile dysfunction, a new drug, and two immunotherapy drugs.

pancreatic cancer patient Reesa Levy
Survivor Stories
June 27, 2022 • 4 Min

Taking a Chance on a Clinical Trial

Reesa Levy traveled to find the right pancreatic cancer doctor for her, and then joined a clinical trial for a vaccine.

Long-term survivor Roy Vinke and his dog sitting on a deck overlooking mountains and a lake
Survivor Stories
June 16, 2022 • 1 Min

Another Chance at Life

Molecular profiling of long-term survivor Roy Vinke’s tumor and found a mismatch repair deficiency, which changed his treatment.

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Research
May 2, 2022 • 2 Min

A New Immunotherapy Combination for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are looking at a combination of two types of monoclonal antibodies to treat advanced pancreatic cancer.

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Research
April 27, 2022 • 7 Min

2022 AACR Annual Meeting Update

The 2022 AACR Annual Meeting featured the latest in pancreatic cancer breakthroughs, research in artificial intelligence, screening, detection, and vaccines.

Dr. Neeha Zaidi
Research
April 18, 2022 • 6 Min

New Immunotherapy Strategy Aimed at High-Risk Population

Dr. Neeha Zaidi is the lead investigator of an immunotherapy trial using a vaccine for people at high risk for pancreatic cancer.

long-term pancreatic cancer survivor Elizabeth O'Connor and her family
Survivor Stories
April 11, 2022 • 6 Min

Cherishing the Simple Things

Elizabeth O’Connor has a PALB2 genetic mutation so her stage IV pancreatic cancer has responded to immunotherapy.

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Research
January 27, 2022 • 6 Min

A Report from ASCO GI 2022

Clinical trials were reported on at ASCO GI 2022, as well as reports on COVID, virtual tumor boards, and racial disparities in treatment.