News tagged ‘PancreaticCancer’ clear
- The Bridge Project, a joint Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and MIT research program, is awarding $2.6 million in funding to support four research teams studying pancreatic cancer and glioblastoma. Dr. Matthew Meyerson and Dr. Keith Ligon will be among the Dana-Farber scientists whose work is funded by the program.
Tags: Grants, PancreaticCancer
- Dr. Matthew Kulke writes that the diagnosis and treatment of advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors have recently been boosted by a number of clinical developments. In the past year, two drugs have been approved for these obscure long-neglected tumors. (Subscription needed to view this article)
Tags: chemotherapy, PancreaticCancer
- Dr. Robert Mayer comments on a study showing a new drug called Abraxane that prolonged the lives of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer by almost two months.
- Chet Curtis, longtime news anchor at WCVB-TV and NECN, is being treated at Dana-Farber for pancreatic cancer by Dr. Robert Mayer. Dr. Mayer said Curtis has a serious condition which is being treated intensively.