• Cell therapy part of the solution to curing pancreatic cancer, experts say

    30 days ago - By Healio

    Cellular therapies will play a key role in pancreatic cancer management despite challenges thus far in applying these treatments to solid tumors, according to a panel discussion during the virtual Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Summit.
    Pancreatic cancer will account for about 3% of all cancer diagnoses in the U.S. this year. However, more than 50,000 Americans will die of the disease, making it the third most common cause of cancer-related mortality, according to Andrew Rakeman, PhD, vice president for research at Lustgarten Foundation.
    “There is a need for new ideas and new approaches
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  • Scientists show how to attack the 'fortress' surrounding pancreatic cancer tumors

    Scientists show how to attack the 'fortress' surrounding pancreatic cancer tumors

    30 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Tackling the scar tissue that shields pancreatic tumors from effective drug access is a promising advance in a notoriously hard-to-treat cancer.
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