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.
High-Dose Vitamin C Targeting KRAS and BRAF in Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Manish Shah leads a clinical trial of high-dose vitamin C targeting KRAS and BRAF mutations in solid-tumor cancers, including pancreatic cancer.
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.
Decoding the Differences between At-Home and Medical Genetic Testing
Genetic counselors Jill Stopfer and Heather Hampel explain the differences between at-home and medical genetic testing, including precision and knowledge.
Dousing Out-of-Control KRAS Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer
Rene Bernards and his team are targeting the signaling pathway of the KRAS mutation, which occurs in almost all pancreatic cancers.
Platinum-Based Therapy Can Significantly Improve Survival for Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Dr. Michael Pishvaian explains how platinum-based therapy can improve the survival of pancreatic cancer patients with a specific mutation.
Pancreatic Cancer Patients in the UK Benefit From Unique Precision Medicine Project
Dr. David Chang explains the Precision Panc initiative, a program through the UK’s NHS that helps pancreatic cancer patients find treatments.
ASCO Annual Conference: Highlights in Pancreatic Cancer Research
Dr. Allyson Ocean reviews some of the latest pancreatic cancer research results, including new treatments for some patients.
Representing Genetic and Clinical Diversity in Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Kentaro Sudo explores the possible causes for different responses to drugs among ethnic groups, pointing to the need for clinical diversity in trials.
Damage as a Way to Repair Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Talia Golan takes a closer look at the damage caused by the BRCA1/2 mutations to find a way to treat pancreatic cancer.
Genetic Testing for All Pancreatic Cancer Patients
A study by Dr. Gloria Petersen’s research team has led to an official recommendation that all pancreatic cancer patients get genetic testing.
Which Is the Best Screening Method for Pancreatic Cancer?
Dr. Aimee Lucas outlines the pros and cons of various screening methods that can be used for pancreatic cancer, and who should be using them.
Could There Be a Cure in Vitamin C?
Vitamin C has been found to kill cancer cells that carry the KRAS mutation. This mutation is common in pancreatic and colorectal cancers.
Combining Gene Therapy with Current First-line Treatments for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
Gene therapy combined with standard first-line chemotherapy treatment forms a clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer.