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A deep learning algorithm to predict risk of pancreatic cancer from disease trajectories.
Davide Placido et al. Nat Med 2023 5 (Posted: May-09-2023 5AM)
A Double Whammy on Gastric Cancer Risk.
Anne Müller et al. The New England journal of medicine 2023 3 (13) 1225-1229 (Posted: Mar-30-2023 4PM)
Sotorasib in KRAS p.G12C–Mutated Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
JH Stickler et al, NEJM, December 21, 2022 (Posted: Dec-22-2022 8AM)
Pancreatic Cancer: Beyond Brca Mutations
V Ricci et al, J Per Med, December 16, 2022 (Posted: Dec-17-2022 9AM)
Targeting KRAS in Pancreatic Cancer
D Cowser et al, J Per Med, November 8, 2022 (Posted: Nov-09-2022 8AM)
Multi-omics data integration and modeling unravels new mechanisms for pancreatic cancer and improves prognostic prediction
NA Fraunhoffer et al, NPJ Precision Oncology, August 17, 2022 (Posted: Aug-18-2022 1PM)
Translational advances in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma therapy.
Hosein Abdel Nasser et al. Nature cancer 2022 3 (3) 272-286 (Posted: Mar-31-2022 8AM)
Pancreatic cancer evolution and heterogeneity: integrating omics and clinical data
AA Connor et al, Nat Rev Cancer, November 17, 2021 (Posted: Nov-17-2021 10AM)
The pancreatic cancer genome revisited.
Hayashi Akimasa et al. Nature reviews. Gastroenterology & hepatology 2021 6 (7) 469-481 (Posted: Jul-14-2021 6AM)
Expanding Germline Testing to All Patients With Esophagogastric Cancers—Easy to Do, Harder to Justify
JAMA Network Open, July 12, 2021 (Posted: Jul-13-2021 7AM)
BRCA2: a 25-year journey from gene identification to targeted cancer treatment.
Grinda Thomas et al. The Lancet. Oncology 2021 6 (6) 763-764 (Posted: Jun-06-2021 7AM)
Management of individuals with germline variants in PALB2: a clinical practice resource of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
M Tishkowitz et al, Genetics in Medicine, May 11, 2021 (Posted: May-12-2021 8AM)
Early-Onset Pancreas Cancer: Clinical Descriptors, Genomics, and Outcomes
AM Varghese et al, JNCI, March 23, 2021 (Posted: Mar-24-2021 10AM)
Looking to Long-term Survivors for Improved Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
BM Kuehn, JAMA, November 18, 2020 (Posted: Nov-19-2020 11AM)
Detection of early stage pancreatic cancer using 5-hydroxymethylcytosine signatures in circulating cell free DNA
GD Guler et al, Nature Comms, October 19, 2020 (Posted: Oct-20-2020 7AM)
Personalized Treatments in Pancreatic Cancer: The Progress Continues
H Virgil, Oncology Nursing News, August 3, 2020 (Posted: Aug-04-2020 9AM)
An Emerging Paradigm for Germline Testing in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Immediate Implications for Clinical Practice-A Review
M Rainone et al, JAMA Oncology, February 13, 2020 (Posted: Feb-14-2020 8AM)
Machine Learning and Network Analyses Reveal Disease Subtypes of Pancreatic Cancer and their Molecular Characteristics
M Sinkala et al, Scientific Reports, January 27, 2020 (Posted: Jan-28-2020 7AM)
New PARP Inhibitor Approval for Pancreatic Cancer
L Schlager, FORCE, January 6, 2020 (Posted: Jan-07-2020 8AM)
The BRCA gene is about so much more than breast cancer risk
A Goldman, Well and Good, October 27, 2019 (Posted: Nov-01-2019 10AM)
Precision medicine in pancreatic cancer: treating every patient as an exception.
Herbst Brian et al. The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology 2019 Oct (10) 805-810 (Posted: Oct-16-2019 6AM)
Pancreatic Cancer: Patient Page
JAMA, October 2019 (Posted: Oct-13-2019 1PM)
A machine learning based delta-radiomics process for early prediction of treatment response of pancreatic cancer
H Nasief et al, NPJ Precision Oncology, October 4, 2019 (Posted: Oct-06-2019 2PM)
Predicting pancreatic cancer survival via the tumor microbiome
H Stover, Nature Medicine, Sepetmber 9, 2019 (Posted: Sep-10-2019 9AM)
Prediagnostic Leukocyte Telomere Length and Pancreatic Cancer Survival
T Hamada et al, CEBP, August 2019 (Posted: Aug-29-2019 8AM)
An Artificial Intelligence Tool to Improve Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes
S Rosen, Mato Clinic blog, August 13, 2019 (Posted: Aug-13-2019 3PM)
Mutations in RABL3 alter KRAS prenylation and are associated with hereditary pancreatic cancer
S Nissim et al, Nature Genetics, August 12, 2019 (Posted: Aug-13-2019 8AM)
PARP Inhibitors Hit the Pancreatic Cancer Scene
D Ternyila, Oncology Nursing News, August 9, 2019 (Posted: Aug-13-2019 8AM)
Tumor Microbiome Diversity and Composition Influence Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes.
Riquelme Erick et al. Cell 2019 Aug (4) 795-806.e12 (Posted: Aug-12-2019 8AM)
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement.
et al. JAMA 2019 Aug (5) 438-444 (Posted: Aug-07-2019 7AM)
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.
Henrikson Nora B et al. JAMA 2019 Aug (5) 445-454 (Posted: Aug-07-2019 7AM)
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer.
Lucas Aimee L et al. JAMA 2019 Aug (5) 407-408 (Posted: Aug-07-2019 7AM)
Screening for Pancreatic Cancer.
Jin Jill et al. JAMA 2019 Aug (5) 478 (Posted: Aug-07-2019 7AM)
Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumour DNA in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.
Loft Matthew et al. Journal of personalized medicine 2019 Jul (3) (Posted: Jul-29-2019 8AM)
PARP inhibition - opportunities in pancreatic cancer.
Pant Shubham et al. Nature reviews. Clinical oncology 2019 Jul (Posted: Jul-26-2019 9AM)
Circulating tumor DNA as a potential marker of adjuvant chemotherapy benefit following surgery for localised pancreatic cancer.
Lee B et al. Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology 2019 Jun (Posted: Jul-02-2019 9AM)
Next-Generation Sequencing in Pancreatic Cancer.
Shen Gong-Qing et al. Pancreas 2019 Jul 48(6) 739-748 (Posted: Jun-19-2019 9AM)
Pancreatic cancer therapy sheds light on the disease's ties to BRCA mutation
J Howard, CNN, June 2, 2019 (Posted: Jun-03-2019 8AM)
Genetic Testing After a Terminal DiagnosisProviding Purpose
J Solimine, JAMA Oncology, May 30, 2019 (Posted: May-31-2019 10AM)
Early Detection Is Possible for Pancreatic Cancer
DM Simeone, New York Times, March 15, 2019 (Posted: Mar-16-2019 5PM)
Proteomic and genomic profiling of pancreatic cancer.
Ansari Daniel et al. Cell biology and toxicology 2019 Feb (Posted: Mar-07-2019 9AM)
Genetic Redirection of T Cells for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer.
Ali Aesha I et al. Frontiers in oncology 2019 56 (Posted: Mar-07-2019 8AM)
Genomic Features and Clinical Management of Patients with Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer Syndromes and Familial Pancreatic Cancer.
Ohmoto Akihiro et al. International journal of molecular sciences 2019 Jan 20(3) (Posted: Feb-06-2019 10AM)
Genetics of Familial and Sporadic Pancreatic Cancer.
Wood Laura D et al. Gastroenterology 2019 Jan (Posted: Jan-23-2019 1PM)
Are BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation patients underscreened for pancreatic adenocarcinoma?
Roch Alexandra M et al. Journal of surgical oncology 2019 Jan (Posted: Jan-15-2019 11AM)
Closing the Disparity in Pancreatic Cancer Outcomes: A Closer Look at Nonmodifiable Factors and Their Potential Use in Treatment.
Vick Alexis D et al. Pancreas 2019 Jan (Posted: Jan-14-2019 8AM)
5 Things to Know About Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, November 2018 (Posted: Dec-02-2018 10AM)
High prevalence of Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Outcomes in Adults with Early-Onset Pancreatic Cancer.
Bannon Sarah A et al. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2018 Oct (Posted: Oct-03-2018 8AM)
What You Need to Know About Genetic and Molecular Testing
A Rosenzweig, Pan Can, July 26, 2018 (Posted: Jul-29-2018 8PM)
Germline cancer susceptibility gene variants, somatic second hits, and survival outcomes in patients with resected pancreatic cancer.
Yurgelun Matthew B et al. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 2018 Jul (Posted: Jul-03-2018 11AM)
Pancreatic cancer as a sentinel for hereditary cancer predisposition.
Young Erin L et al. BMC cancer 2018 Jun 18(1) 697 (Posted: Jul-03-2018 11AM)
Molecular Profiling of Pancreatic Cancer Patients: Initial Results from the Know Your Tumor Initiative.
Pishvaian Michael J et al. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research 2018 Jun (Posted: Jul-03-2018 11AM)
Mayo Clinic discovers genetic links to pancreatic cancer
S Buckles, Mayo Clinic, June 19, 2018 (Posted: Jun-20-2018 9AM)
Germline Genetic Testing for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma at Time of Diagnosis
S Syngal et al, JAMA Oncology, JAMA, June 19, 2018 (Posted: Jun-20-2018 8AM)
Association Between Inherited Germline Mutations in Cancer Predisposition Genes and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
C Hu et al, JAMA Oncology, June 19, 2018 (Posted: Jun-20-2018 8AM)
Results of surveillance in individuals at high-risk of pancreatic cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Signoretti Marianna et al. United European gastroenterology journal 2018 May 6(4) 489-499 (Posted: Jun-11-2018 11AM)
PARP Inhibitor Shows Promise in Patients With BRCA-Mutated Pancreatic Cancer
ASCO Post, May 23, 2018 (Posted: May-25-2018 8AM)
Five genetic changes linked to pancreatic cancer risk
Z Kassam, Drug Target Review, Feb 2018 (Posted: Mar-05-2018 8AM)
Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies five new susceptibility loci for pancreatic cancer.
Klein Alison P et al. Nature communications 2018 Feb (1) 556 (Posted: Mar-03-2018 9AM)
Pancreatic cancer screening in high-risk individuals with germline genetic mutations.
DaVee Tomas et al. Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2018 Jan (Posted: Jan-10-2018 9AM)
A genetic roadmap of pancreatic cancer: still evolving.
Notta Faiyaz et al. Gut 2017 Oct (Posted: Nov-04-2017 0PM)
Circulating microRNAs Expressions as Genetic Biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer Patients Continuous Non-Invasive Monitoring.
Sandesc Mihai et al. Clinical laboratory 2017 Oct (10) 1561-1566 (Posted: Nov-04-2017 0PM)
Association of Alterations in Main Driver Genes With Outcomes of Patients With Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
ZR Qiang et al, JAMA Oncology, Nov 3, 2017 (Posted: Nov-04-2017 0PM)
5 Things to Know about BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, October 12, 2017 (Posted: Oct-16-2017 6PM)
Familial pancreatic cancer: Concept, management and issues.
Matsubayashi Hiroyuki et al. World journal of gastroenterology 2017 Feb 23(6) 935-948 (Posted: Aug-16-2017 8AM)
Genomics in Primary and Secondary Prevention of Pancreatic Cancer.
Malats Núria et al. Public health genomics 2017 Jul (Posted: Aug-09-2017 6PM)
DNA Repair Dysfunction in Pancreatic Cancer: A Clinically Relevant Subtype for Drug Development.
Golan Talia et al. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2017 Aug (8) 1063-1069 (Posted: Aug-09-2017 6PM)
Dual-Biomarker Blood Test Shows Promise for Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection
NCI News, August 9, 2017 (Posted: Aug-09-2017 6PM)
Prevalence of germ-line mutations in cancer genes among pancreatic cancer patients with a positive family history
KG Chaffee et al, Genetics in Medicine, July 20, 2017 (Posted: Jul-21-2017 0PM)
Current Status and Future Directions for Screening Patients at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer.
McAllister Florencia et al. Gastroenterology & hepatology 2017 May 13(5) 268-275 (Posted: Jul-05-2017 9AM)
Lost in translation: returning germline genetic results in genome-scale cancer research
AL Johns et al, Genome Medicine, April 2017 (Posted: May-01-2017 8AM)
Family History Helped This Survivor Catch Pancreatic Cancer Early-
About 10 percent of pancreatic cancer cases are connected to family history.
Cellgene blog post, April 25, 2017 (Posted: Apr-26-2017 8AM)
Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer and Its Implications on Therapy.
Tatarian Talar et al. The Surgical clinics of North America 2016 Dec (6) 1207-1221 (Posted: Apr-26-2017 8AM)
Molecular Genetics of Pancreatic Neoplasms.
Hosoda Waki et al. Surgical pathology clinics 2016 Dec (4) 685-703 (Posted: Apr-26-2017 8AM)
Molecular Drivers of Pancreatic Cancer Pathogenesis: Looking Inward to Move Forward.
Khan Mohammad Aslam Aslam et al. International journal of molecular sciences 2017 Apr (4) (Posted: Apr-26-2017 8AM)
New era in precision medicine for pancreatic cancer
Science, March 23, 2017 (Posted: Mar-23-2017 10AM)
The Role of BRCA2 Mutation Status as Diagnostic, Predictive, and Prognosis Biomarker for Pancreatic Cancer.
Martinez-Useros Javier et al. BioMed research international 2016 1869304 (Posted: Jan-20-2017 1PM)
Circulating Tumor DNA May Serve as a Prognostic Marker in Pancreatic Cancer
J Cavallo, ASCO Post, December 20, 2016 (Posted: Dec-22-2016 9AM)
Genetic factors affecting patient responses to pancreatic cancer treatment.
Fotopoulos George et al. Annals of gastroenterology : quarterly publication of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (4) 466-476 (Posted: Nov-01-2016 10AM)
Learn About Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer
L Rezende, Facing Our Risk Empowered, November 1, 2016 (Posted: Nov-01-2016 10AM)
Risk factors for pancreatic cancer include family history & genetics
American Cancer Society, 2016 (Posted: Nov-01-2016 10AM)
Clinical Utility of Circulating Tumor DNA for Molecular Assessment and Precision Medicine in Pancreatic Cancer.
Takai Erina et al. Advances in experimental medicine and biology 2016 92413-17 (Posted: Oct-26-2016 10AM)
Advances in Hereditary Colorectal and Pancreatic Cancers.
Underhill Meghan L et al. Clinical therapeutics 2016 Jul (7) 1600-21 (Posted: Aug-17-2016 0PM)
Pancreatic cancer biology and genetics from an evolutionary perspective.
Makohon-Moore Alvin et al. Nature reviews. Cancer 2016 Jul (Posted: Aug-17-2016 0PM)
Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Inherited?
Dana Farber, August 16, 2016 (Posted: Aug-17-2016 0PM)
Is screening for pancreatic cancer in high-risk groups cost-effective? - Experience from a Danish national screening program.
Joergensen Maiken Thyregod et al. Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.] 2016 Mar (Posted: Apr-27-2016 10AM)
Genomic Testing for Gemcitabine-Based Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
J Zhang et al, February 2016 (Posted: Mar-06-2016 3PM)
Clinical applications of circulating tumor DNA and circulating tumor cells in pancreatic cancer.
Riva Francesca et al. Molecular oncology 2016 Mar (3) 481-93 (Posted: Mar-04-2016 0PM)
Probing pancreatic cancer genomes
Genomics Education Program, February 29, 2016 (Posted: Feb-29-2016 11AM)
Pancreatic cancer 'is four diseases'
R Bazeley, PHG Foundation, February 25, 2016 (Posted: Feb-25-2016 6AM)
Genomic analyses identify molecular subtypes of pancreatic cancer
P Bailey et al, Nature, February 24, 2016 (Posted: Feb-24-2016 1PM)
Functional annotation of rare gene aberration drivers of pancreatic cancer
YH Tsang et al, Nature Communications, January 25, 2016 (Posted: Jan-25-2016 2PM)
Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer Syndromes.
Connor Ashton A et al. Surgical oncology clinics of North America 2015 Oct (4) 733-64 (Posted: Jan-25-2016 2PM)
Genetic Diversity of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Opportunities for Precision Medicine.
Knudsen Erik S et al. Gastroenterology 2016 Jan (1) 48-63 (Posted: Jan-25-2016 2PM)
Check out genetic conditions and tests associated with pancreatic cancer
from the NIH Genetic Testing Registry (Posted: Aug-24-2015 9AM)
Identification of Patients with Family History of Pancreatic Cancer - Investigation of an NLP System Portability.
Mehrabi Saeed et al. Stud Health Technol Inform 2015 216604-8 (Posted: Aug-19-2015 0PM)
In a Former First Family, Cancer Has a Grim Legacy
D Grady, New York Times, August 7, 2015 (Posted: Aug-17-2015 1PM)
Screening for pancreatic cancer in familial high-risk individuals: A systematic review.
Lu Chao et al. World J. Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul 28. 21(28) 8678-86 (Posted: Aug-04-2015 2PM)
Genomic Research Advances Pancreatic Cancers Early Detection and Treatment
V Brower, JNCI, July 2015 (Posted: Jul-29-2015 10AM)
PanGen-Fam: Spanish registry of hereditary pancreatic cancer.
Mocci E et al. Eur. J. Cancer 2015 Jul 23. (Posted: Jul-29-2015 10AM)
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