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OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Pancreatic Cancer News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.

June 19, 2018

mFOLFIRINOX Found Superior to Gemzar for Treatment Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cancer

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The results of a recently presented clinical study at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meetings last week suggest that more aggressive chemotherapy treatment improves outcomes compared to single agent Gemzar (gemcitabine) chemotherapy which has been a standard treatment for over a decade. About Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of […]

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First Interim Analysis in SEQUOIA Phase 3 Pancreatic Cancer Study

April 18, 2018

First Interim Analysis in SEQUOIA Phase 3 Pancreatic Cancer Study

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CancerConnect News: The first interim analysis of the SEQUOIA clinical study evaluating the novel immunotherapy drug pegilodecakin in patients with pancreatic cancer will continue to enroll patients based on The Data Monitoring Committee first interim analyses and recommendation. About Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Each year, approximately 43,000 people […]

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Pamrevlumab Awarded "Fast Track" Development Status for Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

March 5, 2018

Pamrevlumab Awarded “Fast Track” Development Status for Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

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CancerConnect News: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the anti-CTGF antibody, pamrevlumab, for the treatment of patients with locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer. This follows review of the Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating pamrevlumab in combination with gemcitabine and nab-paclitaxel and represents recognition by the FDA that pamrevlumab […]

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Larotrectinib Demonstrates 76 Percent Response Rate in TRK Fusion Cancers Including Pancreatic Cancer

February 28, 2018

Larotrectinib Demonstrates 76 Percent Response Rate in TRK Fusion Cancers Including Pancreatic Cancer

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CancerConnect News: Clinical data from three ongoing larotrectinib (LOXO-101) clinical trials in patients whose tumors harbor tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) fusions demonstrating a 76 percent confirmed objective response rate across tumor types, were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine after an initial summary presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology in […]

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A Global Phase 3 Study Investigating Cancer Stemness Inhibitor Napabucasin in Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

August 15, 2017

A Global Phase 3 Study Investigating Cancer Stemness Inhibitor Napabucasin in Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

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A new clinical study will investigate napabucasin – an orally administered investigational agent designed to inhibit cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3 – in combination with standard of care (nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine) in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Patients in the trial will be randomized in a 1:1 ratio to receive either two daily doses […]

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Clinical Data on Immunotherapy AM0010 in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Promising

July 11, 2017

Clinical Data on Immunotherapy AM0010 in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Promising

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ARMO BioSciences, Inc., a late-stage immuno-oncology company, announced clinical data on its lead investigational immuno-oncology drug AM0010 (pegilodecakin, PEGylated Interleukin-10) at the ESMO 19th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, taking place June 28 through July 1, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. AM0010 is being evaluated in an ongoing Phase 1/1b clinical trial that has enrolled 352 advanced cancer patients and in a […]

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Tags: AM0010, immunotherapy, Interleukin-10, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, pegilodecakin


Preliminary Results Suggest That Pamrevlumab is Promising in Pancreatic Cancer

March 2, 2017

Preliminary Results Suggest That Pamrevlumab is Promising in Pancreatic Cancer

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Updated results from an ongoing clinical study of pamrevlumab (FG-3019) in combination with standard-of-care chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma were presented during the ASCO 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco and appear to suggest pamrevulmab may improve outcomes compared to chemotherapy alone. About Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Connective Tissue Growth […]

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Proton beam therapy may improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer

February 17, 2017

Proton beam therapy may improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer

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Currently a standard treatment for several gastrointestinal cancers (GI) combines the use of chemotherapy and radiation followed by surgical resection. Radiation may be part of the treatment strategy for select cancers of the esophagus, anus, rectum, pancreatic, or small intestine. This treatment approach is often associated with improved outcomes but the radiation may also cause […]

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