The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, commonly referred to as simply the Alliance, is a cooperative group of researchers and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the treatment and outcomes for patients with cancer. The Alliance conducts clinical trials to
There are several cooperative cancer groups in the United States, which are collaborative organizations that bring together researchers and institutions to conduct clinical trials and advance cancer research. These groups have played a critical role in advancing cancer care and
The Whipple procedure, also known as a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is named after Allen Whipple, an American surgeon who developed and refined the procedure in the 1930s. Dr. Whipple was born in 1881 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts and died in 1963. He was
It’s pancreatic cancer month. Listen to Dr. Clark and Verne Hill on WBFJ 89.3 discuss pancreatic cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Recorded on November 11, 2020.
Dong and colleagues present a retrospective study evaluating risk factors associated with tumor recurrence for patients with non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. This study includes over 800 patients from the US Neuroendocrine Study Group. The results of their study indicate that