8 Articles

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June 11, 2020 • 3 Min

Chemotherapy Plus Minimally Invasive Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers want to know if irreversible electroporation (IRE) makes it easier for chemotherapy to reach pancreatic cancer cells.

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August 30, 2019 • 2 Min

Adding A Noninvasive Surgical Technique to Standard Treatment for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial compares standard treatment plus irreversible electroporation to standard treatment alone for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

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Survivor Stories
July 13, 2018 • 6 Min

A Longer Plan with Treatment Options

Susan Riddle had chemotherapy and radiation before she qualified for NanoKnife treatment, all to control her pancreatic cancer.

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January 11, 2018 • 2 Min

Noninvasive Surgery and a New Drug to Stop Pancreatic Tumors

A clinical trial combines irreversible electroporation (IRE) and immunotherapy to see if the duo is effective against locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer survivor Joel Weiss and his wife Debrah
Survivor Stories
October 4, 2017 • 5 Min

Luck, Grit, and Support

Joel Weiss had to travel from his home in Toronto to New York City to get the NanoKnife treatment he wanted for his pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Leslie Wineberg
Survivor Stories
June 20, 2017 • 4 Min

The Relatively New Procedure of Irreversible Electroporation Has Given Me Time

When chemotherapy and radiation stopped working, Leslie Wineberg was glad to qualify for irreversible electroporation (IRE).

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January 27, 2017 • 2 Min

Electrical Pulses to Destroy Pancreatic Cancer Cells

A clinical trial looks the effectiveness of NanoKnife surgery on pancreatic cancer tumors that cannot be removed by traditional surgery.

Pancreatic cancer patient David Shell and his family
Chemotherapy and Radiation
September 22, 2016 • 5 Min

Going Place-to-Place to Find the Treatments I Wanted

David Shell traveled around to a number of doctors and hospitals at different stages of his treatment to be able to get surgery to remove his tumor.