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Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Induction Chemo with Whipple + Vascular Targets

In a certain way, the initial treatment considerations for local and advanced pancreatic cancer are not as complex as those of locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Local cancer is typically treated with surgical resection – some version of the Whipple Procedure. And the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer is generally some form of chemotherapy […]

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Stonewall Circle Success !

Our non-profit organization has been honored as the beneficiary of an incredible effort made by eleven 8th graders on a mission to help support pancreatic cancer. With the support of friends, family, teachers, coaches and neighbors they put on a 5K Fun Run Event. These extraordinary young members of the National Junior Honor Society at […]

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Clinical trial of Combination of Targeted Anti-Kras Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Dutch and primarily other European researchers are about to begin a human clinical trial involving a regimen of two relatively new targeted therapies (afatinib plus selumetinib) for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.  Afatinib is known as Gilotrif in the U.S., and is produced by the family-owned global but German-headquartered Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals firm.  Selumetinib is […]

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