The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has released their latest guidelines for the treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma, featuring a new therapy in the second-line setting. READ MORE

Conferences

Patients with pancreatic cancer formally believed to not be eligible for surgery may in fact benefit from resection.  

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The efficacy and safety of galunisertibi n combination with gemcitabine for the treatment of unresectable pancreatic cancer. 

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News

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has released their latest guidelines for the treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma, featuring a new therapy in the second-line setting.

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Multiple preoperative indicators may be used as prognostic markers for patients with operable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

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The pancreatic cancer resectability criteria advocated by the NCCN may be more complicated than necessary.

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In concert with the peptide iRGD, nanoparticles with hollow silica cores can enhance the delivery of irinotecan to a murine model of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

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Research in Review

Germline mutations in pancreatic cancer susceptibility genes are often identified in patients with pancreatic cancer without a known family history of cancer.

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The addition of radiation therapy to chemotherapy improved overall survival in patients with unresected locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

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A tyrosine kinase inhibitor with gemcitabine does not improve survival any more than gemcitabine alone for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.

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A study compared the readability and accuracy of patient-oriented online resources for pancreatic cancer by looking at treatment methods and website affiliation.

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