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Research
December 22, 2016 • 2 Min

A New Approach to Treating Some Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Patients

A clinical trial uses PEGPH20, a synthetic form of a human enzyme, to make treatment more effective in pancreatic cancer patients with high tumor pressure.

Pancreatic cancer patient Richard Valdes
Survivor Stories
October 26, 2016 • 4 Min

Buying Time for Another Clinical Trial

Richard Valdes has alternated standard pancreatic cancer treatments with clinical trials of immunotherapy and a pancreatic vaccine during his treatment.

Cancer researcher Sunil Hingorani
Research
September 19, 2016 • 4 Min

New Drug Shows Positive Results in Early Trials

A new drug called PEGPH20, which helps chemotherapy drugs reach their target, is showing positive results in an ongoing pancreatic cancer trial.

Dr. Nicholas Nissen and pancreatic cancer patient Larry Clark
Survivor Stories
June 17, 2016 • 3 Min

When You Embrace the Enemy, It Changes Everything

Larry Clark describes how pancreatic cancer changed his retirement. He has pursued clinical trials as he faces recurring pancreatic cancer.

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