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Dr. Matthew Katz
Research
August 21, 2022 • 4 Min

Shedding More Light On Neoadjuvant Treatment

Dr. Matthew Katz reviews the study that compared neoadjuvant treatment with FOLFIRINOX versus gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel for resectable pancreatic cancer.

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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.

Dr. Matthew Katz
Research
April 6, 2021 • 5 Min

New Data Support Preoperative Chemoradiation Regimen for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer

Should patients get chemotherapy or chemoradiation before surgery? Dr. Matthew Katz provides an update on the Alliance study.

Research
April 5, 2021 • 2 Min

Adaptive Pre-Surgery Therapy for Patients with Localized Pancreatic Cancer

Will a flexible approach to neoadjuvant treatment work better for pancreatic cancer patients with tumors that can be removed surgically?

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Research
January 5, 2021 • 1 Min

Comparing Effectiveness of Chemotherapy Before and After Surgery

Is chemotherapy before and after pancreatic cancer surgery more effective than just chemotherapy after surgery?

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Research
December 30, 2020 • 6 Min

A Year in Review: 2020

In March 2020, life as we knew it changed. The way we work, the way we gather, the way we each live our daily lives all felt upended, seemingly overnight. The global pandemic of COVID-19 affected everything, including cancer care and research. COVID-19 brought new risks to cancer patients, whose immune systems are compromised from […]

Anil Rustgi
Research
September 3, 2020 • 6 Min

The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Dr. Anil Rustgi discusses the latest developments in pancreatic cancer treatment and the direction of current research in early detection.

Dr. Jennifer Knox
Research
July 15, 2020 • 6 Min

Canadian Study NeoPancONE Focuses on Biomarker Validation

Dr. Jennifer Knox is leading the NeoPancONE trial for a biomarker that indicates which patients will respond better to certain chemotherapy before surgery.

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Treatments
May 29, 2020 • 5 Min

Eighteen Important Words to Know if You Have Pancreatic Cancer

When you start pancreatic cancer treatment it seems like everyone is speaking a language you don’t know. Here are 18 important words to help you along.

pancreatic cancer patient Harvey Parker and his wife and daughters
Survivor Stories
April 24, 2020 • 5 Min

Genetic Testing Leads Me to a PARP Inhibitor Trial

Harvey Parker had genetic testing as part of his initial pancreatic cancer treatment. The BRCA2 mutation led him to a PARP inhibitor clinical trial.

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Research
January 7, 2020 • 5 Min

New Guidelines on the Use of Radiation for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

New clinical guidelines from the American Society for Radiation Oncology will help clarify the best uses of radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer.

pancreatic cancer patient Brad Kerr
Survivor Stories
October 1, 2019 • 9 Min

A Second Opinion Leads to a New Treatment Plan

Brad Kerr changed his pancreatic cancer treatment plan after getting a second opinion, and had neoadjuvant chemotherapy before his Whipple.

long-term survivor Tom Dinwiddie and his wife, and their pets
Survivor Stories
August 9, 2019 • 7 Min

After Surviving Pancreatic Cancer, a Moral Obligation to Share

Tom Dinwiddie knew he needed surgery to survive stage IV neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer; he got a new protocol of treatment before surgery.

Dr. Ryan Nipp
Disease Management
May 29, 2019 • 6 Min

New Study Focuses On Supportive Oncology Care At Home

Dr. Ryan Nipp is exploring the value of supportive oncology care at home for pancreatic cancer patients in a pilot clinical trial.

Dr. Malcolm Bilimoria and pancreatic cancer patient Kenneth Brown
Survivor Stories
April 16, 2019 • 4 Min

Climbing the Pancreatic Cancer Mountain

Kenneth Brown got second and third opinions before he chose a treatment plan that included neoadjuvant chemotherapy and a Whipple procedure.

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