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Research
December 29, 2021 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Science—2021 in Review

As the year winds down Let’s Win provides an overall look at the highlights of 2021 in pancreatic cancer science.

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Research
December 20, 2021 • 2 Min

Evaluating Different Immunotherapy Combinations

A platform clinical trial evaluates immunotherapy combinations with standard of care treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer.

Wungki Park, M.D.
Research
December 15, 2021 • 3 Min

Claudin May Be the Next Big Target in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Wungki Park leads a trial that uses a monoclonal antibody to target a protein that is common in pancreatic cancer.

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Research
December 2, 2021 • 4 Min

Two New Immunotherapy Trials Aim to Make Therapy More Effective

Two clinical trials in the Lustgarten Foundation’s Clinical Accelerator are testing different combinations of immunotherapy.

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Research
October 27, 2021 • 2 Min

A Vaccine To Boost Immune Response to Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing whether a vaccine can heighten the body’s immune response to pancreatic cancer after surgical removal of the tumor.

Dr. William Freed-Pastor
Research
October 22, 2021 • 6 Min

Triple Immunotherapy Shows Dramatic Results

Dr. William Freed-Pastor is testing a combination of three types of immunotherapy to attack pancreatic tumors.

Dr. Florencia McAllister
Research
October 11, 2021 • 5 Min

Gut Reaction for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Florencia McAllister and her team are looking at the tumor microbiome to develop effective pancreatic cancer treatments.

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Research
October 1, 2021 • 7 Min

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Special Conference: Pancreatic Cancer Day One

Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation present highlights of Day One of the AACR Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer.

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Research
September 7, 2021 • 2 Min

Testing a Combination for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial tests an investigational drug, immunotherapy, and radiation in combination against advanced pancreatic cancer.

Catching up with featured patients
Survivor Stories
August 3, 2021 • 5 Min

Catching Up with Featured Patients

Get patient updates on four of our most popular stories: Lynne Holcomb, Earl Groce, Roy Vinke, and Shannon Magee.

Research
June 21, 2021 • 3 Min

CRISPR-Engineered Immunotherapy for Metastatic GI Tract Cancers

CRISPR technology is used as part of an immunotherapy clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer and other GI cancers.

Find Treatment Options webinar
Webinars
April 30, 2021 • 1 Min

Find Treatment Options

In Find Treatment Options, oncologists and genetic counselors discuss treatments and the importance of genetic testing.

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Research
March 10, 2021 • 3 Min

A New Vaccine for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

An mRNA vaccine that works against KRAS mutations is being tested with and without immunotherapy for advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Conan Kinsey
Research
January 27, 2021 • 6 Min

A Look at MEK and Autophagy Inhibition

Dr. Conan Kinsey looks at the MEK pathway as way to make immunotherapy more effective for pancreatic cancer patients.

Pancreatic cancer patient Chris Joseph
Survivor Stories
November 16, 2020 • 4 Min

Practicing Gratitude Every Day

The best thing Chris Joseph ever did was change oncologists. His new doctor did genetic testing on Chris’s tumor, for better treatment.