3 Articles

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December 5, 2017 • 5 Min

The ABCs of Genetic Testing

There are a number of different genetic mutations that can cause familial pancreatic cancer. This article explains some of the most common ones.

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November 30, 2017 • 2 Min

Testing an Experimental Combination of Drugs

A clinical trial for some cancers including pancreatic cancer tests the effectiveness of a checkpoint inhibitor and an antisense oligonucleotide inhibitor.

Dr. Luis Diaz
July 14, 2017 • 5 Min

An Immunotherapy Game Changer

Immunotherapy with Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is approved for use in cancer patients with certain genetic defects in their tumors.