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Pancreatic microbiome
Research
February 15, 2019 • 4 Min

Pancreatic Microbiome May Hold the Key To Better Treatment

Dr. Deirdre Cohen’s research into the pancreatic microbiome has found that gut bacteria may directly influence the effectiveness of immunotherapy.

Dr. Luis Diaz
Research
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.

microscope slide of Pancreas cross section embedded in paraffin wax, stained lavender, 10x magnification,
Research
November 11, 2016 • 2 Min

Immunotherapy to Help Shrink Pancreatic Tumors for Surgery

Researchers are looking at adding checkpoint drugs–a type of immunotherapy–to standard chemoradiation to shrink pancreatic cancer for surgery.