By: Gina Battaglia, PhD
Recent developments in the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer have modestly improved outcomes, but reducing morbidities associated with current therapies and developing novel therapeutics will be essential for achieving durable responses and long-term survival.
By: Laura M. Perry, BS
Research from Tulane University provides a strong case that, across demographic and clinical populations, informed patients are less wary of palliative care and more inclined to take advantage of the favorable effects that palliative care services can offer for patient-centered outcomes.
By: Paul Dent, PhD
Studies conducted at VCU Massey Cancer Center in Richmond, Virginia, over the past 7 years have developed the therapeutic combination of pemetrexed and sorafenib (Nexavar) from the bench to the bedside, and now into phase II clinical trial evaluation.
Joyce A. O'Shaughnessy, MD, whose research helped establish capecitabine and gemcitabine as treatments for patients with breast cancer, was honored in the Community Outreach/Education category with a 2016 Giants of Cancer Care® award, a program that OncLive® developed to recognize leaders in the field.