21 Articles

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April 3, 2023 • 2 Min

Comparing Chemotherapy Before with Chemotherapy After Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Researchers are comparing effectiveness of chemotherapy before surgery (neoadjuvant) with chemotherapy after surgery (adjuvant).

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March 13, 2023 • 2 Min

A New Treatment for Progressive Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers are testing a new drug for second-line therapy (after initial treatment stops working) in metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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January 27, 2023 • 6 Min

Research Updates from ASCO GI 2023

Read the latest clinical trial and research updates from the 2023 ASCO GI meeting, including a review of genetic testing uptake.

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab
December 16, 2022 • 4 Min

NAPOLI-3 Trial Meets Primary Endpoint in Metastatic Disease

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab explains the early positive results from the NAPOLI-3 clinical trial, testing the NALIRIFOX combination.

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April 6, 2022 • 2 Min

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.

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August 26, 2020 • 1 Min

Testing a New Approach to Treating Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists are testing a new drug that is an antagonist of stress hormone receptors, in combination with nab-paclitaxel, for advanced pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Daniel Holzwanger
June 19, 2020 • 5 Min

DIRECT Study Focuses on NanoKnife Technology

Dr. Daniel Holzwanger is part of the NanoKnife irreversible electroporation (IRE) study for stage III pancreatic cancer patients.

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May 15, 2020 • 2 Min

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.

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February 5, 2020 • 2 Min

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.

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September 26, 2019 • 2 Min

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.

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June 14, 2019 • 2 Min

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.

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May 20, 2019 • 2 Min

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.

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December 12, 2018 • 2 Min

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.

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December 29, 2017 • 2 Min

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.

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September 5, 2017 • 4 Min

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.

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