Tag Archives: Cancer

 Remember, Remember…

A look at our changing understanding of the genetics of pancreatic cancer, and the genomic technologies that helped us gain that understanding over the past 21 years. Continue reading

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Cui Bono? Finding Super Responders In Clinical Trials

I’m a voracious reader of mysteries in my spare time.  And some juncture in every story, as the detective finds himself staring at the corpse, they ask the inevitable question “Cui Bono — who benefits?”  Oddly enough, this is a … Continue reading

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Pancreatic Cancer News & Articles

News In this weeks news: “Pancreas In A Dish” Will Show How Pancreatic Cancer Forms A tiny, living 3-D organ model of pancreatic ducts has been created by researchers in Toronto to help them understand pancreatic cancer, which is one … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer News & Papers

News In this weeks news: Low oxygen levels could drive cancer growth, research suggests Mutant Kras drives pancreatic cancer maintenance via metabolic pathways Genomics In The Journals | GenomeWeb Daily News | GenomeWeb CytRx Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial with … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer News & Papers

In answer to the perennial question, “why is there no cure for cancer”, Ed Yong from Discover Magazine discusses the complexity of the tumor microenvironment and why this makes finding new therapeutics especially challenging. News In this weeks news: Mouse … Continue reading

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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

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Pancreatic Cancer News and Articles

This week’s news includes some promising results on Rigosertib (a combined PLK1 and PI3K inhibitor).  BioSante also announced new results on their latest GVAX pancreatic cancer vaccine trial.  Also results from the UK on an Abraxane/Gemcitibine trial to reproduce the results … Continue reading

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