Blog

35 Articles

Dr. Andrew Aguirre
Research
September 29, 2022 • 4 Min

Newly Discovered Protein Complex in RAS Pathway May Provide a Treatment Target

Dr. Andrew Aguirre and other researchers from Dana-Farber and the Broad Institute are looking at the RAS pathway for a new target.

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

Report Highlights Potential of TCR Therapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the unique technique used with success for one patient in a new immunotherapy clinical trial.

Edwin Manuel and Pingping Hou
Research
May 10, 2022 • 6 Min

Lustgarten–AACR Name Career Development Award Winners

The Lustgarten Foundation and AACR announced the winners of the 2022 Ruth Bader Ginsburg and John Robert Lewis Career Development Awards.

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.

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Research
April 14, 2022 • 5 Min

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.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Research
November 17, 2021 • 5 Min

PanCAN 2021 Annual Scientific Summit

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) held its annual scientific summit for an overview of the latest research projects they are funding.

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Research
October 5, 2021 • 6 Min

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

Let’s Win and the Lustgarten Foundation bring you the highlights from Day Two of the AACR special conference on pancreatic cancer.

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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.

Cancer researcher Lewis Cantley
Research
September 15, 2021 • 5 Min

An Update on Vitamin C and Cancer

Dr. Lewis Cantley discusses the latest research on and clinical trials of vitamin C for KRAS-mutated and pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Pant Subhan
Research
September 1, 2021 • 5 Min

Targeting the Undruggable KRAS Protein

Dr. Shubham Pant is focusing his research on effective treatments for the KRAS mutation, found in 90% of pancreatic cancers.

Gehan Botrus
Research
July 26, 2021 • 5 Min

Finding More Clues about Circulating Tumor DNA

Researcher Dr. Gehan Botrus looks at circulating tumor DNA for genetic information on a patient’s pancreatic cancer to personalize treatment.

Allyson Ocean, M.D. and Ying-Hsiu Su, Ph.D.
Research
May 7, 2021 • 4 Min

Studying a New Approach for the Liquid Biopsy

Drs. Allyson Ocean and Ying-Hsiu Su lead a liquid biopsy pilot study looking for KRAS proteins in urine, to detect pancreatic cancer.

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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.

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Research
November 6, 2020 • 2 Min

An Expanded Access Trial for Cancer Patients with Specific Mutations

An investigational drug is being used in an expanded access trial for advanced pancreatic and other cancer patients with specific genetic changes.