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Research
October 4, 2022 • 2 Min

More Effective Radiotherapy for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Researchers are testing a drug that penetrates the stroma, to make radiotherapy work better for advanced pancreatic cancer patients.

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Research
September 8, 2022 • 2 Min

Managing Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer with Chemotherapy and Diet

A new clinical trial looks at a special diet that tries to curb a patient’s metabolism to slow cancer growth during chemotherapy.

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Research
July 19, 2022 • 2 Min

Four-Drug Combination Tested in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial is testing a drug combination including a drug used for erectile dysfunction, a new drug, and two immunotherapy drugs.

Dr. Jennifer Knox and Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 31, 2022 • 7 Min

New Trial to Find Biomarkers to Guide Treatment

Drs. Jennifer Knox and Elizabeth Jaffee lead the PASS-01 trial using biomarkers and other measures to choose individualized treatment.

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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
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.

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Research
August 11, 2021 • 2 Min

Testing a PARP Inhibitor for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Patients with DNA Repair Mutations

Researchers are testing a PARP inhibitor that is effective for cancers in pancreatic cancer patients with DNA repair mutations.

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Research
June 3, 2021 • 4 Min

Disappointing Results of a Phase II Trial Using Angiogenesis Inhibitor

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab reports on the disappointing results of a trial combining an angiogenesis inhibitor and mFOLFIRINOX.

Dr. Allyson Ocean
Research
May 20, 2021 • 5 Min

Researching More Second-Line Options for Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the concept behind a novel second-line treatment being tested for metastatic 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. Vincent Picozzi
Research
November 11, 2020 • 5 Min

Multi-Site Precision Promise Study Opens

Dr. Vincent Picozzi explains how Precision Promise clinical trial will use a personalized approach 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.

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Research
October 16, 2020 • 2 Min

Attacking Cancer’s Key Mechanisms to Treat Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer uses the new drug SM-88 in combination with other agents, to attack the tumor metabolism.

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