Advancements in Pancreatic Cancer Continues

Advancements in Pancreatic Cancer Continues

Personalized Treatments in Pancreatic Cancer: The Progress Continues

Seena Magowitz Foundation Newsfeed: August 10, 2020

Over the past several years, many improvements have been made in pancreatic cancer treatment. Some of the most exciting advances have been focused on tailoring therapy for patients. Although we’ve only achieved success in a small number of patients, it’s a huge step forward. As we continue to move forward, the most important thing is having patients participate in clinical trials so that we can continue to [learn more about the disease]. In pancreatic cancer, we still see very low participation in clinical studies—less than 5%. We’re making progress, but there’s a lot [more work that is needed]. We should be encouraging our patients to participate on clinical trials so we can keep moving forward.

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