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Research
April 29, 2024 • 5 Min

2024 AACR Meeting Update

Some of the highlights of the latest pancreatic cancer research from the 2024 AACR meeting include the mRNA vaccine, and a liquid biopsy.

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee
Research
March 6, 2024 • 5 Min

Platform Trial Increases Efficiency in Studying Immunotherapy

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee is betting that three types of immunotherapy will rev up the immune system and make chemotherapy more effective in a platform trial.

Pancreatic cancer researcher Dr. Shubham Pant
Research
February 9, 2024 • 5 Min

New Vaccine Harnesses Power Of the Lymph Nodes

A promising new vaccine targets KRAS, the most common mutation in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Shubham Pant provides an update.

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Research
January 2, 2024 • 5 Min

Progress and Promise—Research in 2023

What advances were made in 2023 for pancreatic cancer treatments? Where is research headed in the coming year?

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
September 5, 2023 • 3 Min

Phase II mRNA Vaccine Trial Opens

The mRNA vaccine phase II clinical trial, led by Dr. Vinod Balachandran, has opened at Memorial Sloan Kettering, with other locations soon to come.

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Research
June 30, 2023 • 5 Min

ASCO 2023: Pancreatic Cancer Research Update

The pancreatic cancer research reports from ASCO 2023 focused on different chemotherapy combinations, including immunotherapy.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
June 6, 2023 • 3 Min

mRNA Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Trial Heading for Phase II

Dr. Vinod Balachandran provides the latest data on the mRNA pancreatic cancer vaccine, now headed to a phase II clinical trial.

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Research
April 24, 2023 • 9 Min

Research and Other Highlights from the 2023 AACR Annual Meeting

The 2023 AACR meeting focused on the latest research into KRAS, other immunotherapy approaches, and honored Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee.

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Research
February 14, 2023 • 2 Min

Brain Cancer Vaccine for Metastatic PNET

Researchers are testing a vaccine for PNET that targets a protein that is very abundant in many neuroendocrine tumors.

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Research
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.

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Research
December 30, 2022 • 5 Min

A Year in Review: 2022 in Research

What progress was made in pancreatic treatment and screening? Learn about the major pancreatic cancer developments of 2022.

Dr. Vinod Balachandran
Research
August 9, 2022 • 4 Min

mRNA Vaccine Shows Promising Results

Dr. Vinod Balachandran is testing an mRNA vaccine for pancreatic cancer using the same technology as COVID vaccines.

pancreatic cancer patient Reesa Levy
Survivor Stories
June 27, 2022 • 4 Min

Taking a Chance on a Clinical Trial

Reesa Levy traveled to find the right pancreatic cancer doctor for her, and then joined a clinical trial for a vaccine.

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Research
April 27, 2022 • 7 Min

2022 AACR Annual Meeting Update

The 2022 AACR Annual Meeting featured the latest in pancreatic cancer breakthroughs, research in artificial intelligence, screening, detection, and vaccines.

Dr. Neeha Zaidi
Research
April 18, 2022 • 6 Min

New Immunotherapy Strategy Aimed at High-Risk Population

Dr. Neeha Zaidi is the lead investigator of an immunotherapy trial using a vaccine for people at high risk for pancreatic cancer.