Tag Archives: Cancer research

Pancreatic Cancer and the Microbiome

Beyond the genomic complexity of the disease, we’ve begun to examine the effect of the microbiome on pancreatic cancer. In a recent paper in Science, “Potential role of intratumor bacteria in mediating tumor resistance to the chemotherapeutic drug gemcitabine” [Geller … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer Research, microbiome, pancreatic cancer | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pancreatic Cancer Research News and Journal Articles

News In this weeks news: Peregrine’s cancer drug data disappoints; shares plunge | Reuters Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (PPHM.O) said an independent assessment of data from a mid-stage trial showed unexpectedly high progression-free survival rates in lung cancer patients receiving standard chemotherapy, … Continue reading

Posted in Drug Development, pancreatic cancer | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

World Cancer Day

Saturday, Feb 4 is World Cancer Day, a day dedicated to “spreading awareness, educating the public and lobbying for change”.  Most of the cancer organizations have events planned for today, so check with your local affiliates for information on activities … Continue reading

Posted in pancreatic cancer | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment