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Research
August 12, 2022 • 2 Min

Hypertension Drug as Part of First-Line Treatment for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing if the addition of a hypertension drug to standard treatment will be more effective for advanced pancreatic cancer.

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Research
May 26, 2022 • 3 Min

Chemotherapy-Radiation Combination for Pancreatic Cancer in the Liver

Can targeted radiation disrupt tumor growth in the liver of advanced pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA2 and PALB2 mutations?

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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
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.

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Research
September 22, 2020 • 2 Min

Safety and Effectiveness of a New Drug for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing dose safety and effectiveness of a new drug for pancreatic cancer, in combination with gemcitabine.

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Research
March 2, 2020 • 2 Min

Testing the Safety of an Immunotherapy Combination After Surgery

A new clinical trial tests the safety of a monoclonal antibody and personalized cancer vaccine plus chemotherapy after surgery to remove pancreatic cancer.

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Research
January 10, 2020 • 2 Min

Drug Combination to Combat Pancreatic and other Gastrointestinal Cancers

Researchers are testing a drug combination of TAS-102, an approved drug for colorectal cancer, and nanoliposomal irinotecan, on gastrointestinal cancers.

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Research
July 11, 2019 • 2 Min

Immunotherapy to Attack a Common Pancreatic Cancer Mutation

Researchers are testing a type of immunotherapy to attack a variant of the KRAS mutation; KRAS mutations occur in almost all pancreatic cancers.

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Research
March 5, 2019 • 2 Min

Targeting Cancer-Associated Wasting With Experimental Immunotherapy

Wasting, or cachexia, is the focus of a clinical trial testing a cachexia immunotherapy treatment combined with standard pancreatic cancer treatment.

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Research
August 3, 2018 • 2 Min

Targeting Tumor Proteins Specific to Pancreatic Cancer Cells

A clinical trial tests the safety and effectiveness of tumor-associated antigen-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, which target specific tumor proteins.

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Survivor Stories
May 22, 2018 • 7 Min

One of the Luckiest Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer Patients Ever

Earl Groce considers himself to be lucky, despite a diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer, because he was diagnosed quickly and got on a clinical trial.

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Research
May 4, 2018 • 2 Min

Testing Immunotherapy for Safety Before and After Pancreatic Cancer Removal

Researchers are testing a new monoclonal antibody to see if it helps patients with pancreatic tumors that can be surgically removed.

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Clinical Trials
November 2, 2017 • 2 Min

Testing a Breast Cancer Drug for Other Advanced Solid Tumors

In a clinical trial, a new class of breast cancer drug called a kinase inhibitor is being tested to treat pancreatic cancer.

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Research
September 12, 2017 • 2 Min

New Drug for BRCA Carriers with Advanced Cancer

A phase I clinical trial is testing the effectiveness of a platinum-based drug for BRCA carriers with pancreatic, breast, and other cancers.