7 Articles

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Clinical Trials
November 7, 2023 • 2 Min

A New Approach to Immunotherapy for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Will a new type of immunotherapy help prevent tumors from developing resistance to chemotherapy? Research is underway.

Dr. Conan Kinsey
April 6, 2023 • 4 Min

Taking a Look At FAK Inhibitors

Dr. Conan Kinsey is looking at how FAK inhibitors can make immunotherapy more effective in combination with chemotherapy.

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May 2, 2022 • 2 Min

A New Immunotherapy Combination for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are looking at a combination of two types of monoclonal antibodies to treat advanced pancreatic cancer.

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October 16, 2018 • 2 Min

Finding a Safe Dose of a New Drug for Some Types of Solid Tumors

LMB-100 is a lab-created protein that targets mesothelin. It is being tested against pancreatic cancer and other solid tumors in a clinical trial.

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February 9, 2018 • 2 Min

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

A clinical trial combines the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab with lanreotide, a drug typically used to treat pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

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November 15, 2017 • 2 Min

Trying Targeted Treatments Used for Other Cancers

Researchers are trying kinase inhibitors that are effective for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and melanoma on pancreatic cancer.

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December 9, 2016 • 2 Min

Muting Chemical Signals to Slow or Stop the Spread of Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial tests a drug that turns off chemical signals in the body that promote the growth of tumors and the spread of pancreatic cancer.