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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. Gabriel Brooks commented on a new study showing Medicare spending for patients with advanced cancer is not linked to differences in survival.

Tags: BreastCancer, ColonCancer, LungCancer, PancreaticCancer, ProstateCancer, Survivorship

  • 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.

Tags: PancreaticCancer

  • Dr. Brian Wolpin led a study showing an increase in certain metabolites in the blood could be a future noninvasive marker for pancreatic cancer.

Tags: 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.

Tags: PancreaticCancer

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