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Dr. Jashodeep Datta
Research
May 23, 2024 • 4 Min

Study Reveals Molecular Differences in Young-Onset Pancreatic Cancer

There has been a notable increase in cases of young onset pancreatic cancer. Dr. Jashodeep Datta and team are exploring why this is happening.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Dr. Shubham Pant
Research
February 9, 2024 • 5 Min

New Vaccine Harnesses Power Of the Lymph Nodes

A promising new vaccine targets KRAS, the most common mutation in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Shubham Pant provides an update.

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Research
January 29, 2024 • 6 Min

ASCO GI Symposium Features a Broad Range of Pancreatic Cancer Research

Researchers at ASCO GI 2024 reported on research in health disparities, KRAS and other genetic mutations, and novel treatments.

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Research
January 2, 2024 • 5 Min

Progress and Promise—Research in 2023

What advances were made in 2023 for pancreatic cancer treatments? Where is research headed in the coming year?

researcher Herve Tiriac
Research
November 20, 2023 • 4 Min

Two-Drug Combo Targets KRAS and Fights Resistance

Researcher Hervé Tiriac leads a clinical trial for a new drug combination targeting KRAS and chemotherapy resistance.

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Research
October 12, 2023 • 8 Min

Pancreatic Cancer Research Builds Upon Strengths

The September 2023 AACR Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer focused on the latest research in KRAS, chemotherapy, and cachexia, among other topics.

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Research
August 9, 2023 • 5 Min

“Radical Collaboration” to Find Cures for the Deadliest Cancers

Break Through Cancer was founded to promote collaboration between major research institutions, in order to develop cures for the deadliest cancers.

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Research
June 30, 2023 • 5 Min

ASCO 2023: Pancreatic Cancer Research Update

The pancreatic cancer research reports from ASCO 2023 focused on different chemotherapy combinations, including immunotherapy.

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Research
April 24, 2023 • 9 Min

Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.

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

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