Dr. Hendifar on the Current Treatment Landscape in Pancreas Cancer

Andrew E. Hendifar, MD
Published Online: Thursday, Jul 13, 2017



Andrew E. Hendifar, MD, medical oncology lead for the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Group, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, discusses the current treatment landscape in pancreas cancer.

Pancreas cancer treatment is changing, say Hendifar, and the disease is treatable with combination chemotherapy.

Additionally, the community is beginning to understand the different subtypes of this disease, including BRCA and microsatellite instable. Stromal targeting therapies also look promising.
 


Andrew E. Hendifar, MD, medical oncology lead for the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Group, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, discusses the current treatment landscape in pancreas cancer.

Pancreas cancer treatment is changing, say Hendifar, and the disease is treatable with combination chemotherapy.

Additionally, the community is beginning to understand the different subtypes of this disease, including BRCA and microsatellite instable. Stromal targeting therapies also look promising.
 



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