Promising Pancreatic Cancer Treatments on Horizon in Philadelphia

October 7, 2011


Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, director of the Abramson Cancer Center, is quoted in a CBS3 story exploring new pancreatic cancer research in the wake of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's death. Dang discussed several promising new treatments being studied in the Abramson Cancer Center, including an immunotherapeutic approach to fighting the disease and a trial that aims to cut off the fuel supply to pancreatic tumors. Although the disease typically doesn't respond well to traditional chemotherapies and has often spread to other organs by the time it's detected, “We’re going to make a big difference in the next five years,” Dang says... Read More

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