A clinical trial shows the safety and potential of an oncolytic virus against advanced pancreatic cancer

by IDIBELL - Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge

El ensayo clínico en fase 1 liderado por el IDIBELL y el ICO muestra que la administración del virus VCN-01 es viable y una posible nueva herramienta en el tratamiento del cáncer de páncreas avanz...

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Proinflammatory diets may increase pancreatic cancer risk

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

There is evidence on the effects of diet on the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. There may be a link between pro-inflammatory diets and the possibility of developing pancreatic cancer. Although t...

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VHIO is participating prominently in a study that seeks to evaluate the efficacy of a novel combination therapy in advanced pancreatic cancer

by Vall d’Hebron

The biopharmaceutical company Ability Pharmaceuticals, SL today announced the inclusion of the first patients in a phase 2b clinical trial with its novel autophagy-inducer anticancer compound ABTL0812...

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Driving nano-based approaches closer to the clinic: Vall d’Hebron leads pilot study to assess the efficacy of nanoparticles against pancreatic cancer

by Vall d’Hebron

Nano-based drug delivery and anti-cancer therapy have shown promise in recent years as potential novel weaponry in the current arsenal of anti-cancer technologies. Nano-driven therapeutics involves th...

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In celebration of today’s World Day against Pancreatic Cancer: spotlighting VHIO-led discovery

by Vall d’Hebron

​As a notoriously ‘silent’ disease in terms of identifiable symptoms, pancreatic cancer generally manifests itself at late and advanced stages, with only 20% of patients as candidates for curati...

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CNIO and Columbia University co-lead a multidisciplinary project to study pancreatic cancer early detection

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The project aims to identify high-risk populations for pancreatic cancer, to include them in screening and early detection interventions so as to try to increase patients' survival rates

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A gene that increases the risk of pancreatic cancer controls inflammation in normal tissue

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

CNIO researchers discover that healthy cells suppress inflammation unless it is required. This finding suggests new strategies to improve the prevention of pancreatic cancer. The research is published...

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Ability Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA-Orphan Drug Designation for ABTL0812 in Pancreatic Cancer

by Ability Pharma

Ability Pharmaceuticals, a drug development biopharmaceutical company specialized in oncology, announced today that has received orphan-drug designation (ODD) for ABTL0812 from the US Food and Drug Ad...

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Dr. Schwartz Jr participates in a European nanomedicine project for pancreatic cancer

by Vall d’Hebron

The research comes as the results of an earlier European study which showed in animal models the efficacy of a therapeutic nanoconjugate against pancreatic cancer. Based on these results, the research...

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Crowdfunding campaign for research into pesticides and cancer of the pancreas

by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

A project conducted by the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) and the UAB to investigate whether certain pesticides and other environmental toxins contribute to pancreatic cancer has b...

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The combination of chemotherapy and small electrical currents slows down the growth of pancreatic tumours

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The combination of TTFields and chemotherapy did demonstrate a delay in tumour growth compared to the animals treated only with chemotherapy (47% average relative reduction of tumour growth)

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Pancreatic cancer: past, present and future of research and treatment

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

Pancreatic cancer is rare, but it is one of the most deadly cancers with the highe st mortality rates, and one of the lowest 5 -­‐ year survival rates approaching 15 ­‐ 20%

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