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Institution's Molecular Profiling Results Affect Clinical Decisions - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (blog)

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-14 18:34

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (blog)

Institution's Molecular Profiling Results Affect Clinical Decisions
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (blog)
Every pancreatic tumor is different. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) strongly recommends molecular profiling of your tumor to help determine the best treatment options. Molecular profiling can reveal unique biological features of a tumor ...

Should mFOLFIRINOX Be Standard of Care in Adjuvant Tx of Pancreatic Cancer? - Cancer Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-14 15:42

Should mFOLFIRINOX Be Standard of Care in Adjuvant Tx of Pancreatic Cancer?
Cancer Network
“mFOLFIRINOX should now be considered a new standard of care after pancreatic cancer resection in patients with good performance status,” said lead study author Thierry Conroy, MD, director of the Institut de Cancerologie de Lorraine in Nancy. Conroy ...

Genetic Sequencing of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Enables ... - PR Newswire (press release)

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-14 13:36

PR Newswire (press release)

Genetic Sequencing of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Enables ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WOODBURY, N.Y., June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a study published today in Cancer Discovery, genomic analyses of metastatic pancreatic ...
Genomic analysis offers personalized treatment for pancreatic ...Medical Herald

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Unresolved endoplasmic reticulum stress engenders immune-resistant, latent pancreatic cancer metastases - Science Magazine

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-14 12:59

Science Magazine

Unresolved endoplasmic reticulum stress engenders immune-resistant, latent pancreatic cancer metastases
Science Magazine
Most patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) develop liver metastases after surgical removal of their primary tumor. These metastases are thought to potentially arise from quiescent disseminated cancer cells, likely present at the time of ...

Event to help raise money in fight against pancreatic cancer - WISH-TV

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-14 08:57

WISH-TV

Event to help raise money in fight against pancreatic cancer
WISH-TV
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An event to help raise money in the fight against pancreatic cancer is schedule for Saturday. Larry Nicolet and Jennifer Bevins stopped by Daybreak Thursday to discuss the "Purple Stride." Both discussed how that form of cancer ...

REAL School 10K honors student's mom fighting pancreatic cancer - Journal Times

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-06-13 06:01

Journal Times

REAL School 10K honors student's mom fighting pancreatic cancer
Journal Times
Altogether, REAL School students raised $2,500 to donate in honor of Diane Widmer, who was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer a few months ago. Sarah Widmer, and her brother Jake, a 2011 REAL School graduate, participated in the walk on ...

Targovax stock sinks after shifting strategy due to pancreatic cancer standard-of-care change - BioWorld Online

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-06-13 00:06

Targovax stock sinks after shifting strategy due to pancreatic cancer standard-of-care change
BioWorld Online
LONDON – Targovax ASA's plan to start a pivotal trial of its pancreatic cancer vaccine, TG-01, in the second half of 2018 has been derailed by the good news presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting last week that a new ...

Targovax tumbles after chemotherapy cocktail data dent pancreatic cancer plans - FierceBiotech

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-06-12 08:51

FierceBiotech

Targovax tumbles after chemotherapy cocktail data dent pancreatic cancer plans
FierceBiotech
Targovax has hit pause on its neoantigen vaccine R&D strategy after seeing independent data that will redefine the standard of care in resected pancreatic cancer. The leap forward in the treatment of the disease forced Targovax to rethink its strategy ...

Learning to Navigate the Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Paradigms in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-06-11 10:01

OncLive

Learning to Navigate the Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Paradigms in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy could become a standard approach for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer, with data suggesting that adjuvant regimens also have a place in the paradigm, said Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, a medical oncologist at Mayo Clinic.

Sundae Stroll helps fight pancreatic cancer - Toledo Blade

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-06-10 07:47

Toledo Blade

Sundae Stroll helps fight pancreatic cancer
Toledo Blade
On June 23, join in the fight against pancreatic cancer at the 6th annual Sundae Stroll, a 5k walk/run hosted by the Sundae Station, 1240 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green. It is held in memory of Cheryl Foltz, who passed away in 2012 and whose family owns ...

Punching Out Pancreatic Cancer - wnep.com

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sat, 2018-06-09 17:34

wnep.com

Punching Out Pancreatic Cancer
wnep.com
SCRANTON, Pa. -- People pounded the pavement to punch out pancreatic cancer in Scranton. The 5th annual Purplestride NEPA 5K was held Saturday at the start of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail on Olive Street. The event benefits efforts to curing ...

The Importance of Saturday's PurpleStride Cleveland Event From an 'Almost' Pancreatic Cancer Survivor - Cleveland Scene

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-06-08 11:48

Cleveland Scene

The Importance of Saturday's PurpleStride Cleveland Event From an 'Almost' Pancreatic Cancer Survivor
Cleveland Scene
Unfortunately, due to the lack of pancreatic cancer survivors, support groups for those that have beaten the cancer are somewhat nonexistent. PurpleStride offers a community for those impacted by the disease to band together and form a bond around a ...

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Neoadjuvant CRT May Improve Survival in Pancreatic Cancer - Medscape

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-06-08 07:09

Medscape

Neoadjuvant CRT May Improve Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
Medscape
CHICAGO — Patients with pancreatic cancer who were given chemoradiotherapy (CRT) before surgery showed improved survival compared with patients who went straight to surgery, according to new findings from a phase 3 trial, known as PEROPANC-1.

Top stories in hematology/oncology: New standard of care for pancreatic cancer, gene test identifies women who can ... - Healio

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-07 14:10

Top stories in hematology/oncology: New standard of care for pancreatic cancer, gene test identifies women who can ...
Healio
The top stories in hematology/oncology all come from last week's American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. One trial presented showed that adjuvant FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy improved OS and PFS among patients with surgically removed ...

Dr. Conroy Discusses Adjuvant mFOLFIRINOX in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-07 13:33

OncLive

Dr. Conroy Discusses Adjuvant mFOLFIRINOX in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Thierry Conroy, MD, medical oncologist, director, Institut de Cancerologie de Lorraine, discusses the results of an adjuvant modified FOLFIRINOX regimen (mFOLFIRINOX) in patients with pancreatic cancer. When given postoperatively, the 4-drug ...

Centogene Partners With German Universities on Dx Tools for Colon, Pancreatic Cancer - GenomeWeb

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-06-07 08:59

Centogene Partners With German Universities on Dx Tools for Colon, Pancreatic Cancer
GenomeWeb
According to Centogene, colon and pancreatic cancer are among the most common tumors, and for pancreatic cancer, the five-year survival rate was just 9 percent in 2017. Earlier this week, the company announced it will open its first US-based rare ...

Study presented in Chicago finds rare gain for tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer - Chicago Sun-Times

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-06-06 15:45

Chicago Sun-Times

Study presented in Chicago finds rare gain for tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer
Chicago Sun-Times
Patients with pancreatic cancer that hadn't spread lived substantially longer when given a combination of four drugs than on a single standard cancer drug — a rare advance for a tough-to-treat disease. The results, presented in Chicago at an American ...

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Chemoradiotherapy Before Surgery May Improve Outcomes in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-06-06 12:56

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Chemoradiotherapy Before Surgery May Improve Outcomes in Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Therapy Advisor
CHICAGO—Chemoradiotherapy prior to surgery for patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer significantly improves outcomes versus immediate surgery, according to preliminary data presented during the 2018 American Society of Clinical ...

PharmaCyte's Clinical Trial in Pancreatic Cancer Serves as Proving Ground for Its One of a Kind Cell Encapsulation ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-06-06 08:20

GlobeNewswire (press release)

PharmaCyte's Clinical Trial in Pancreatic Cancer Serves as Proving Ground for Its One of a Kind Cell Encapsulation ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
PharmaCyte's signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, is a one-of-a-kind cell encapsulation technology, and its planned clinical trial for the treatment of locally advanced, non-metastatic, inoperable pancreatic cancer or LAPC ...

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