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Savvy Cooperative: People Diagnosed with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCOPE We’re looking for people who have been diagnosed with locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer to share about their experience and review current pain scales. SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Adults who have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Verification of diagnosis will be required to participate Ages 18 years or older Have experienced symptoms in the past 30 days Currently living …

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Olaparib Delays Progression in BRCA-Mutated Pancreatic Cancer

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Liam Davenport From: medscape.com Patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer who carry a BRCA gene mutation could see their disease progression slowed or even halted with olaparib (Lynparza, AstraZeneca), suggest the results from the phase 3 Pancreas Cancer Olaparib Ongoing (POLO) trial. Olaparib is an inhibitor of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) enzymes that is already approved for use in ovarian …