Tag Archives: Pancreatic cancer

Merrimack’s New Pancreatic Cancer Drug

The intertubes have been abuzz lately with the news of Merrimack’s results from their Phase III trial of a new triplet therapy for pancreatic cancer.  The triplet combines older standard of care drugs like 5FU and leucovorin with their new … Continue reading

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Promising Preclinical Results in Pancreatic Cancer

A recent announcement at the AACRs-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, held Oct. 19–23, points to some promising results in recent trials that targeted multiple pathways downstream of KRAS (including PI3K/AKT, RAF/MEK/ERK and RAL).  The studies conducted … Continue reading

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Abraxane Approved For Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

The FDA recently approved Abraxane for the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. This is a breakthrough for Celgene (who acquired the drug with their acquisition of Abraxis), and is the first significant change in the treatment of pancreatic cancer in … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer Articles

During the recent ASCO GI conference, the big news was the release of the results of the Abraxane trials.  The data show that the lives of pancreatic cancer patients can be extended by two months when adding Abraxane into the … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer News & Articles

News In this weeks news: ABRAXANE Demonstrates Statistically Significant Improvement in Overall Survival for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer in Phase III Study – Yahoo! Finance MONTPELLIER, France: Skuldtech and AB Science Announce the Identification of New Predictive Markers for … 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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Pancreatic Cancer News and Journal Articles

News In this weeks news: AACR: New Treatments Studied for Pancreatic Cancer –Doctors Lounge Targeting the hedgehog signaling pathway with a smoothened antagonist, GDC-0449, in combination with gemcitabine achieves partial response in some metastatic pancreatic cancer patients; and targeted depletion … Continue reading

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