Comparing Chemotherapy Before with Chemotherapy After Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
Researchers are comparing effectiveness of chemotherapy before surgery (neoadjuvant) with chemotherapy after surgery (adjuvant).
Testing a Thyroid Cancer Drug to Treat Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Researchers are testing a thyroid drug to see if it is effective against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, among other cancers.
DIRECT Study Focuses on NanoKnife Technology
Dr. Daniel Holzwanger is part of the NanoKnife irreversible electroporation (IRE) study for stage III pancreatic cancer patients.
Targeted Therapy to Inhibit Connective Tissue Growth in Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are testing a new antibody, a type of targeted therapy, in combination with standard treatment for pancreatic cancer in a phase III trial.
Testing Techniques to Remove Stray Pancreatic Cancer Cells After Surgery
Researchers are studying whether peritoneal washing after pancreatic cancer surgery decreases recurrence of the cancer by removing stray cancer cells.
Comparing Treatment Delivery Methods for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
A clinical trial compares intravenous chemotherapy delivery with intra-arterial chemotherapy to see which is more effective for pancreatic cancer.
Testing a New Drug to Attack Pancreatic Tumor Blood Vessels
A clinical trial is testing a new drug combination that damages the tumor blood vessels and allows chemotherapy drugs to enter the tumor.
A New Drug to Target Cancer Cell Enzymes
Researchers are testing a drug that targets the enzymes that help generate energy for cell division, to disrupt pancreatic cancer cell multiplication.
Electric Fields to Enhance Pancreatic Cancer Chemotherapy
A clinical trial uses electric fields to help slow the growth of tumor cells, In a clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients.
Electrical Current to Help Relieve Jaundice
A clinical trial uses electrical current, in the form of radiofrequency ablation, to test the best technique for keeping a stent open to relieve jaundice.
New Cancer Stem Cell Pathway Drug May Change Standard of Care
Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab is testing a new drug that works on pancreatic cancer stem cells to make chemotherapy more effective.