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Category Archives: Pancreatic Cancer

More Information in the Adjuvant Chemoradiation Controversy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

The findings of the European Study Group for Pancreatic Cancer (ESPAC-1) clinical trial and championed by surgeon John Neoptolemos of Liverpool University more than a decade ago challenged the assumption that chemotherapy combined with radiation was a superior regimen after pancreatic cancer surgery.  The chemotherapy alone arm of this trial (using bolus 5-fluorouracil with folinic […]

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Daniel Von Hoff Inducted into Lederberg Society for Work on Abraxane in Pancreatic Cancer

One of our favorite physician pancreatic cancer researchers, Daniel Von Hoff, has been honored by induction into the Joshua Lederberg Society on February 13, 2014 primarily for his work in shepherding the development of Abraxane (nab-paclitaxel) in combination with gemcitabine for the treatment of advanced cancer of the pancreas. This award is presented by Celgene […]

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Can Can for Pan Can

It seems pretty rare that we get humor associated with pancreatic cancer.  Now comes a goofy and fun awareness video piece on Youtube from a sister pancreatic cancer nonprofit organization in the UK (“Pancreatic Cancer UK”). Will it go viral?  Will it ignite the next new dance fad?  We can only hope. Our hat’s off […]

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