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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

Vitamin C can have a positive impact on pancreatic cancer treatments. Read the latest research on vitamin C’s role in the fight against 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.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Dr. Tyler Jacks
Research
October 13, 2020 • 8 Min

An Interview with Dr. Tyler Jacks

Dr. Tyler Jacks is one of the leading pancreatic cancer researchers. Read what he has to say about KRAS, organoids, and running a lab in a pandemic.

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Research
October 1, 2020 • 8 Min

AACR Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer: Day Two Highlights

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

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Research
September 30, 2020 • 7 Min

AACR Virtual Special Conference on Pancreatic Cancer: Day One Highlights

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

Dr. Manish Shah
Research
April 29, 2020 • 5 Min

High-Dose Vitamin C Targeting KRAS and BRAF in Pancreatic Cancer

Learn how Dr. Manish Shah is leading clinical trials using high-dose Vitamin C to target KRAS and BRAF mutations in pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Beatriz Carreno
Research
April 16, 2020 • 5 Min

Targeting Mutant KRAS with Immunotherapy

Dr. Beatriz Carreno explains how her team is targeting the KRAS mutation with a pancreatic cancer vaccine to make the immune system work against cancer.

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Research
March 23, 2020 • 6 Min

Challenge Grant Recipients Moving Forward

The Pancreatic Cancer Collective awarded four teams a second round of New Therapies Challenge Grants, to further develop new pancreatic cancer treatment.

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Symptoms
October 30, 2019 • 5 Min

Studying One Family’s Mutations May Change Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Dr. Sahar Nissim is studying the genetic mutations in one family predisposed to pancreatic cancer, to find new ways to combat the disease.