Map of Pancreatica Walks and Runs

Category Archives: Medical Research

Nanoliposomal Topoisomerase I Inhibitor for Advanced Cancer of the Pancreas

There is no universally agreed upon second line treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer. On August 20 in the British Journal of Cancer, the results of an interesting international Phase II clinic trial using nanoliposomal irinotecan for the treatment of earlier pre-treated metastatic pancreatic cancer were published. The researchers included Dr. Margaret Tempero, who is on […]

Share Button

EUS for NETS

Depending on who you are and how you count, there are almost twenty kinds of pancreatic cancer. The main two that we generally speak of are adenocarcinoma of the pancreas which arises from the non-hormonal part of the organ and may be responsible for as much as 85% of cases, and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETS) […]

Share Button

IA and IV Gem and MITO-C

Recent advances over the drug agent gemcitabine for advanced pancreatic cancer are still in progress but appear to include the FOLFIRINOX (5-FU based) combination regimen and now recently Abraxane plus gemcitabine. Now comes a study by German researchers Lorenz and colleagues from the University of Frankfurt as published in the August issue of the journal […]

Share Button
Page 15 of 18« First...10...1314151617...Last »