Testing a New Immunotherapy Combo in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are testing an approved immunotherapy drug with a new drug that works on T cells to make it more effective for pancreatic cancer.
Surprising Clinical Trial Results in Pancreatic and Rectal Cancer
Let’s Win Scientific Advisory Board Chair Dr. Allyson Ocean explains the surprising clinical trial results in pancreatic and rectal cancers.
New Clinical Accelerator Initiative Shortens Time from Bench to Clinic
Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee explains the importance of Lustgarten’s Clinical Accelerator Initiative to speed up the time from bench to trial.
A Vaccine To Boost Immune Response to Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers are testing whether a vaccine can heighten the body’s immune response to pancreatic cancer after surgical removal of the tumor.
Triple Immunotherapy Shows Dramatic Results
Dr. William Freed-Pastor is testing a combination of three types of immunotherapy to attack pancreatic tumors.
CRISPR-Engineered Immunotherapy for Metastatic GI Tract Cancers
CRISPR technology is used as part of an immunotherapy clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer and other GI cancers.
Targeting Mutant KRAS with Immunotherapy
Dr. Beatriz Carreno explains how her team is targeting the KRAS mutation with a pancreatic cancer vaccine to make the immune system work against cancer.
Challenge Grant Recipients Moving Forward
The Pancreatic Cancer Collective awarded four teams a second round of New Therapies Challenge Grants, to further develop new pancreatic cancer treatment.
CAR T Cell Trial Targets Mesothelin
In an immunotherapy clinical trial, Dr. Mark O’Hara is using CAR T cells to attack mesothelin-expressing tumor cells in pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic Cancer Exceptional Responders and the Immune System Link
Dr. Vinod Balachandran looks at the immune system of exceptional responders–patients who respond extremely well to chemotherapy–for treatment clues.
Aiming to Improve Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Dr. Deirdre Cohen discusses clinical trials that aim to improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer.
New Research Sheds Light on Hot and Cold Tumors
Dr. Ben Z. Stanger and his team are finding links between the number of T cells a tumor has and the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
Neoantigens Provide New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Treatments
Vinod Balachandran’s team identified increased T cells in the tumors of long-term pancreatic cancer survivors, with a role for neoantigens in immunotherapy.
More Research Needed for Pancreatic Cancer Immunotherapy
Dr. Luis Diaz provides a status check for immunotherapy treatments for pancreatic cancer, including an explanation of different types.