A New Combination Chemotherapy Before Surgery
A new clinical trial adds vitamin D to standard of care chemotherapy before surgery, to make pancreatic cancer tumors more removable.
Multicenter Trial Focuses on Neoadjuvant Treatment for Borderline Resectable and Locally Advanced Disease
Dr. David Ryan outlines a new trial for pre-surgical pancreatic cancer treatment combining a blood pressure drug, immunotherapy, standard care and SBRT.
Testing the Effectiveness of Immunotherapy Added to a New Drug Combination
Researchers are testing a drug combination that adds immunotherapy to standard drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer and an antimalarial drug.
Testing a New Drug on Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
In a clinical trial, the new drug sapanisertib is being tested for its effectiveness against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).
Helping Some Types of Chemotherapy Penetrate Pancreatic Tumors
A clinical trial looks at the effectiveness of PEGPH20 in helping chemotherapy penetrate the stroma of pancreatic tumors, to make them removable.
Noninvasive Surgery and a New Drug to Stop Pancreatic Tumors
A clinical trial combines irreversible electroporation (IRE) and immunotherapy to see if the duo is effective against locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Testing an Experimental Combination of Drugs
A clinical trial for some cancers including pancreatic cancer tests the effectiveness of a checkpoint inhibitor and an antisense oligonucleotide inhibitor.
More Effective Focused Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial tests whether adding Zometa makes chemotherapy and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) more effective against pancreatic cancer.
Testing the Safety of a New Chemotherapy and Radiation Combination
A clinical trial tests the effectiveness of adding PEGPH20 to standard chemotherapy and radiation in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Focusing on a Drug that Treats Specific Tumor Mutations
A clinical trial tests a signal-inhibiting drug for lung cancers with specific genetic mutations on gastrointestinal cancers with the same tumor mutations.
Treating BRCA-Negative Pancreatic Cancer Patients with a Family Cancer History Similar to BRCA Carriers
A clinical trial looks at the effectiveness of a PARP inhibitor in BRCA-negative pancreatic cancer patients with a family history BRCA-type cancers.
Testing a Signal-Inhibiting Drug on Tumors with Specific Mutations
A new drug for certain tumor mutations is being tested in a type of clinical trial called a basket trial, which matches tumor genetics and drugs.
Clinical Trial of Immunotherapy Plus Sunshine Vitamin May Help in Pancreatic Cancer Fight
Can vitamin D make it easier for chemotherapy drugs to reach the pancreatic cancer tumor? A clinical trial is testing this idea.
Exploring the Effectiveness of an Experimental Class of Drug
Does adding a PARP inhibitor drug to standard treatment help control the spread of advanced pancreatic cancer in patients with the BRCA mutation?