New Data Support Preoperative Chemoradiation Regimen for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
Should patients get chemotherapy or chemoradiation before surgery? Dr. Matthew Katz provides an update on the Alliance study.
New Guidelines on the Use of Radiation for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
New clinical guidelines from the American Society for Radiation Oncology will help clarify the best uses of radiation treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Looking Back at the Year in Research: 2019
Research highlights of 2019 include: approval of a PARP inhibitor, artificial intelligence to diagnose pancreatic cysts, and updated radiation guidelines.
For Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Pain Control Through Targeted Radiotherapy
Dr. Yaacov Lawrence is using celiac plexus radiotherapy in a clinical trials to target a source of pain for pancreatic cancer patients.
Genomic Testing of Pancreatic Tumor Leads to an Important Discovery
Connie Waxman learned the value of palliative care after chemotherapy, radiation, and a pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer; then she had genomic testing.
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) for Select Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is increasingly being used to treat locally advanced pancreatic cancer, and make it surgically removable.