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by Support Team
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Early stage US trial shows promise for new treatment
Replies: 2
Views: 6977

Early stage US trial shows promise for new treatment

An early stage trial in the US has shown promising results for a new treatment TH-302 for advanced pancreatic cancer patients. The trial found that the combination of TH-302 with gemcitabine caused tumour shrinkage and prolonged life compared to gemcitabine alone. It is likely that further trials of...
by Support Team
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: New Trial for Pancreatic Cancer
Replies: 2
Views: 5464

Re: New Trial for Pancreatic Cancer

Hi, Thanks for posting the link Rachel. The trial is an early stage trial investigating a potential new treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer. It is an exciting area of research because if the results are positive it may offer a new approach to treating pancreatic cancer. You can find out more ab...
by Support Team
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC
Replies: 3
Views: 7070

Re: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC

To add to this topic there has been an announcement of a new early stage trial for pancreatic cancer beginning in Israel. Tiltan Pharma Ltd has begun an early Phase II clinical trial of the TL-118 drug for the treatment of pancreatic cancer in Israel. The trial will include 80 patients at three Isra...
by Support Team
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: News archive
Topic: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC
Replies: 5
Views: 9320

Re: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC

To add to this topic there has been an announcement of a new early stage trial for pancreatic cancer beginning in Israel. Tiltan Pharma Ltd has begun an early Phase II clinical trial of the TL-118 drug for the treatment of pancreatic cancer in Israel. The trial will include 80 patients at three Isra...
by Support Team
Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC
Replies: 3
Views: 7070

Re: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC

Thank you for the report from your visit Trevor. It is very encouraging to hear about research in other countries, which should help everyone affected by pancreatic cancer as there is an increasing amount of international collaboration now and the charity is looking at ways in which it can help fost...
by Support Team
Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC
Replies: 5
Views: 9320

Re: My visit to Israel to ascertain research into PC

Thank you for the report from your visit Trevor. It is very encouraging to hear about research in other countries, which should help everyone affected by pancreatic cancer as there is an increasing amount of international collaboration now and the charity is looking at ways in which it can help fost...
by Support Team
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: New Technology to Tackle Treatment resistant cancers
Replies: 0
Views: 5716

New Technology to Tackle Treatment resistant cancers

A research study has shown positive results for a new test used to pick up free flowing cancer cells in the blood stream. It is hoped that this technology could be used in the future to assess and control cancer, in particular predicting response and resistance to treatment. For more information htt...
by Support Team
Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Interesting initial findings for CO-101 trial
Replies: 0
Views: 5962

Interesting initial findings for CO-101 trial

A worldwide Phase II trial is currently being carried out to compare CO-1.01 with gemcitabine as first-line chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic cancer. Gemcitabine chemotherapy is the standard treatment for pancreatic cancer that has spread to other parts of the body but there is no way to tell in ...
by Support Team
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Processed meat 'linked to pancreatic cancer'
Replies: 0
Views: 5736

Processed meat 'linked to pancreatic cancer'

Researchers in Sweden from the Karolinksa Instituet and Swedish Cancer Foundation have suggested a link between pancreatic cancer and the consumption of processed meat, such as bacon and sausages. Alex Ford, Chief Executive of Pancreatic Cancer UK said: "Pancreatic Cancer UK is keen to see more rese...
by Support Team
Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Early stage trial of chemo and radiotherapy combination
Replies: 0
Views: 5933

Early stage trial of chemo and radiotherapy combination

An early stage trial of a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment for locally advanced inoperable pancreatic cancer in Australia has shown some promising results. The small scale trial involved treating people with a combination of gemcitabine and oxaliplatin chemotherapy followed by ...
by Support Team
Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Early stage trial of Reolysin
Replies: 0
Views: 5978

Early stage trial of Reolysin

An early stage II clinical trial from Calgary of a treatment called REOLYSIN® in combination with gemcitabine in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer has found that the drug appears to be active. Further trials are needed to find out if REOLYSIN® could have a role in the treatment of pancreatic ...
by Support Team
Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Striding for Survival- Saturday 26th
Replies: 3
Views: 5558

Re: Striding for Survival- Saturday 26th

Hi Margey, Really glad to hear you enjoyed the Striding for Survival event. I wondered if you might be interested in writing a case study for the Real life stories section of our website? http://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/information-and-support/real-life-stories If you would be interested please e...
by Support Team
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: News archive
Topic: Robotic-assisted pancreatic resection being investigated
Replies: 0
Views: 5525

Robotic-assisted pancreatic resection being investigated

Researchers are looking into the use of robotic assisted surgery for pancreatic resections.

For more information http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2195 ... t=Abstract

Anna
by Support Team
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: News archive
Topic: Abraxane shows potential in Phase I/II trial
Replies: 0
Views: 4732

Abraxane shows potential in Phase I/II trial

The published results of a Phase I/II trial of Abraxane(paclitaxel albumin-bound particles for injectable suspension) in combination with gemcitabine in advanced pancreatic cancer patients has shown that this treatment shows potential for improving outcomes. This treatment is being investigated furt...
by Support Team
Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: News archive
Topic: New vaccine trial begins in the US
Replies: 0
Views: 4469

New vaccine trial begins in the US

A new phase II trial for pancreatic cancer looking at sequential treatment with two cancer vaccines: Aduro's CRS-207 and GVAX Pancreas Cancer Vaccine (GVAX Pancreas)has begun recruting in the US. For more information see http://www.fiercebiotech.com/press-releases/aduro-biotech-announces-first-patie...

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