Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 4002–4003 | Cite as

Report from the pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma disease focused panel

SAR DFP Report

Listing of all panel members

Avinash Kambadakone (Co-Chair)

Eric Tamm (Co-Chair)


Hina Arif

Priya Bhosale

Olga Brook

Richard Do

Jason Fleming

Ajit Goenka

Alexander Guimaraes

Elizabeth Hecht

David Hough

Naveen Kulkarni

Ott Le

Lorenzo Mannelli

Michael Rosenthal

Guillermo Sangster

Zarine Shah

Erik Soloff

Parag Tolat

Zhen Jane Wang

Atif Zaheer

Marc Zins

Look back (most significant science/advances in field in past year)

The following are some of the more major advances in pancreatic cancer in 2018–2019.

Increasingly widespread use of testing for germline genetic changes, such as BRCA2. Patients with BRCA2 have a higher risk for developing cancers of the pancreas, prostate, breast, and ovaries, but are also notably more responsive to drugs such as PARP inhibitors and platinum-based therapies. Patients with a combination of mismatch repair deficiencies and microsatellite instability-high may respond to pembrolizumab. Current NCCN guidelines now recommend routine genetic testing for...



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