Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
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Treatment for HBOC- or BRCA1/2 mutation-related pancreatic cancer

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    • An evaluation of olaparib for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
    • Vaishampayan UN.
    • Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2020 Oct 23. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2020.1837113. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • Effect of germline mutations in homologous recombination repair genes on overall survival of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
    • Yadav S, Kasi PM, Bamlet WR, Ho TP, Polley EC, Hu C, Hart SN, Rabe KG, Boddicker NJ, Gnanaolivu RD, Lee KY, Lindstrom T, Petersen GM, Couch FJ, McWilliams RR.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Oct 7:clincanres.1788.2020. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-1788. Epub ahead of print.
    • BRCA2 Reversion Mutation Identified by Liquid Biopsy After Durable Response to FOLFIRINOX in BRCA2-Associated Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Kondo T, Kanai M, Matsubara J, Quy PN, Fukuyama K, Yamamoto Y, Yamada T, Nishigaki M, Minamiguchi S, Takeda M, Nishio K, Matsumoto S, Muto M.
    • Pancreas. 2020 Oct 2. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001672. Epub ahead of print.
    • Genetic characterization of pancreatic cancer patients and prediction of carrier status of germline pathogenic variants in cancer-predisposing genes.
    • Mizukami K, Iwasaki Y, Kawakami E, Hirata M, Kamatani Y, Matsuda K, Endo M, Sugano K, Yoshida T, Murakami Y, Nakagawa H, Spurdle AB, Momozawa Y.
    • EBioMedicine. 2020 Sep 24;60:103033. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2020.103033. Epub ahead of print.
    • PARP inhibition in treatment of pancreatic cancer.
    • Hammel P, Zhang C, Matile J, Colle E, Hadj-Naceur I, Gagaille MP, Bouattour M, Cros J, de Mestier L, Lamuraglia M.
    • Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2020 Sep 16:1-7. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2020.1820330. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • Nouvelle AMM : olaparib — cancer du pancréas avec mutation germinale de BRCA [New drug approval: Olaparib - pancreatic cancer with BRCA germline mutation].
    • Hilmi M, Neuzillet C.
    • Bull Cancer. 2020 Sep 14:S0007-4551(20)30324-6. French. doi: 10.1016/j.bulcan.2020.06.009. Epub ahead of print.
    • Letter, News, [Article in French]
    • What is the role of PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer?
    • Halder R, T Shroff R.
    • Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2020 Sep 11:1-6. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2020.1816174. Epub ahead of print.
    • FoundationOne® CDx gene profiling in Japanese pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients: a single-institution experience.
    • Kimura R, Ohtsuka T, Kubo M, Kajihara A, Fujii A, Watanabe Y, Mori Y, Ikenaga N, Nakata K, Shindo K, Ohuchida K, Nakamura M.
    • Surg Today. 2020 Sep 4. doi: 10.1007/s00595-020-02123-2. Epub ahead of print.
    • Novel mutations in BRCA2 intron 11 and overexpression of COX-2 and BIRC3 mediate cellular resistance to PARP inhibitors.
    • Chen HD, Guo N, Song SS, Chen CH, Miao ZH, He JX.
    • Am J Cancer Res. 2020 Sep 1;10(9):2813-2831.
    • DNA damage repair as a target in pancreatic cancer: state-of-the-art and future perspectives.
    • Perkhofer L, Gout J, Roger E, Kude de Almeida F, Baptista Simões C, Wiesmüller L, Seufferlein T, Kleger A.
    • Gut. 2020 Aug 27:gutjnl-2019-319984. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2019-319984. Epub ahead of print.
    • A new targeted treatment for patients with a germline BRCA mutation: olaparib in pancreatic cancer.
    • Verdaguer H, Acosta D, Macarulla T.
    • Future Oncol. 2020 Aug 17. doi: 10.2217/fon-2020-0334. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • Precision medicine phase II study evaluating the efficacy of a double immunotherapy by durvalumab and tremelimumab combined with olaparib in patients with solid cancers and carriers of homologous recombination repair genes mutation in response or stable after olaparib treatment.
    • Fumet JD, Limagne E, Thibaudin M, Truntzer C, Bertaut A, Rederstorff E, Ghiringhelli F.
    • BMC Cancer. 2020 Aug 10;20(1):748. doi: 10.1186/s12885-020-07253-x.
    • BReast CAncer (BRCA) gene mutations as an emerging biomarker for the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies.
    • Premnath N, O'Reilly EM.
    • Chin Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 10:cco-2019-ddp-05. doi: 10.21037/cco-2019-ddp-05. Epub ahead of print.
    • Retrospective review of outcomes in patients with DNA-damage repair related pancreatic cancer.
    • Macklin-Mantia SK, Hines SL, Kasi PM.
    • Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2020 Aug 10;18:17. doi: 10.1186/s13053-020-00148-9.
    • Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: ASCO Guideline Update.
    • Sohal DPS, Kennedy EB, Cinar P, Conroy T, Copur MS, Crane CH, Garrido-Laguna I, Lau MW, Johnson T, Krishnamurthi S, Moravek C, O'Reilly EM, Philip PA, Pant S, Shah MA, Sahai V, Uronis HE, Zaidi N, Laheru D.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2020 Aug 5:JCO2001364. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.01364. Epub ahead of print.
    • Excellent Response to Olaparib in a Patient with Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma with Germline BRCA1 Mutation after Progression on FOLFIRINOX: Case Report and Literature Review.
    • Pimenta JR, Ueda SKN, Peixoto RD.
    • Case Rep Oncol. 2020 Jul 29;13(2):904-910. doi: 10.1159/000508533.
    • Advanced Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Moving Forward.
    • Franck C, Müller C, Rosania R, Croner RS, Pech M, Venerito M.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2020 Jul 18;12(7):E1955. doi: 10.3390/cancers12071955.
    • A Phase I/II Study of Veliparib (ABT-888) in combination with 5-Fluorouracil and Oxaliplatin in Patients with Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Pishvaian MJ, Wang H, He AR, Hwang JJ, Smaglo BG, Kim SS, Weinberg BA, Weiner LM, Marshall JL, Brody JR.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Jul 15:clincanres.1301.2020. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-1301. Epub ahead of print.
    • Maintenance therapies in metastatic pancreatic cancer: present and future with a focus on PARP inhibitors.
    • Hammel P, Vitellius C, Boisteau É, Wisniewski M, Colle E, Hilmi M, Dengremont C, Granier S, Turpin A, de Mestier L, Neuzillet C.
    • Ther Adv Med Oncol. 2020 Jul 9;12:1758835920937949. doi: 10.1177/1758835920937949.
    • Synthetic Lethality strategies: Beyond BRCA1/2 mutations in pancreatic cancer.
    • Hu Y, Guo M.
    • Cancer Sci. 2020 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/cas.14565. Epub ahead of print.
    • PARP Inhibitor Lynparza Receives EU Approval for Germline BRCA-Mutated Pancreatic Cancer.
    • [No author given.]
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Jul 8.
    • Pancreatic cancer.
    • Mizrahi JD, Surana R, Valle JW, Shroff RT.
    • Lancet. 2020 Jun 27;395(10242):2008-2020. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30974-0.
    • Review
    • Undifferentiated carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells of the pancreas harboring KRAS and BRCA mutations: case report and whole exome sequencing analysis.
    • Yang G, Yin J, Ou K, Du Q, Ren W, Jin Y, Peng L, Yang L.
    • BMC Gastroenterol. 2020 Jun 26;20(1):202. doi: 10.1186/s12876-020-01351-7.
    • Small Steps in Pancreatic Cancer – Episode 2: Relatives at Risk.
    • McAllister F, Maitra A, Burton M, McGuire M..
    • Medscape. 2020 Jun 25.
    • Phase II clinical trial of gemcitabine plus oxaliplatin in patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma with a family history of pancreatic/breast/ovarian/prostate cancer or personal history of breast/ovarian/prostate cancer (FABRIC study).
    • Okano N, Morizane C, Nomura S, Takahashi H, Tsumura H, Satake H, Mizuno N, Tsuji K, Shioji K, Asagi A, Yasui K, Kitagawa S, Kashiwada T, Ishiguro A, Kanai M, Ueno M, Ogura T, Shimizu S, Tobimatsu K, Motoya M, Nakashima K, Ikeda M, Okusaka T, Furuse J.
    • Int J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jun 13. doi: 10.1007/s10147-020-01721-x. Epub ahead of print.
    • Identifying Patients With Pancreatic Cancer Likely to Respond.
    • Harrison P.
    • Medscape. 2020 Jun 2.

    Original research:

    Genomic Methods Identify Homologous Recombination Deficiency in Pancreas Adenocarcinoma and Optimize Treatment Selection.

    • CHMP Issues Positive Opinion for Lynparza as Maintenance Treatment in BRCA-Mutated Pancreatic Cancer.
    • [No author given]
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 Jun 1.
    • Germline Results From Tumor-Normal Sequencing Guides Precision Therapy in Advanced Cancer Patients.
    • Ray T.
    • Precision Oncology News. 2020 May 31.

    Guidelines:

    Points to consider for reporting of germline variation in patients undergoing tumor testing: a statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).

    • Olaparib for BRCA mutant pancreas cancer: Should the POLO trial change clinical practice?
    • Nishikawa G, Booth C, Prasad V.
    • Cancer. 2020 May 27. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32979. Epub ahead of print.
    • Commentary
    • Genomic Methods Identify Homologous Recombination Deficiency in Pancreas Adenocarcinoma and Optimize Treatment Selection.
    • Park W, Chen J, Chou JF, Varghese AM, Yu KH, Wong W, Capanu M, Balachandran V, McIntyre CA, El Dika I, Khalil DN, Harding JJ, Ghalehsari N, McKinnell Z, Chalasani SB, Makarov V, Selenica P, Pei X, Lecomte N, Kelsen DP, Abou-Alfa GK, Robson ME, Zhang L, Berger MF, Schultz N, Chan TA, Powell SN, Reis-Filho JS, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Riaz N, O'Reilly EM.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2020 May 22. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-0418. Epub ahead of print.
    • Cisplatin Plus Gemcitabine as Standard of Care for Germline BRCA/PALB2-Mutated Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Are We Moving Too Fast?
    • Fazio N.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2020 May 14:JCO2000419. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.00419. Epub ahead of print.

    Original research:

    Randomized, Multicenter, Phase II Trial of Gemcitabine and Cisplatin With or Without Veliparib in Patients With Pancreas Adenocarcinoma and a Germline BRCA/PALB2 Mutation.

    • [Molecular predictors for the course of disease and individualized therapy in pancreatic cancer].
    • Damanakis AI, Gebauer F, Bruns CJ. Molekulare Prädiktoren für den Krankheitsverlauf und die individualisierte Therapie beim Pankreaskarzinom
    • Chirurg. 2020 May 13. German. doi: 10.1007/s00104-020-01172-0. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review, [Article in German]
    • AGA Clinical Practice Update on Pancreas Cancer Screening in High Risk Individuals: Expert Review.
    • Aslanian HR, Lee JH, Canto MI.
    • Gastroenterology. 2020 May 13:S0016-5085(20)30657-0. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.03.088. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review, Practice Guideline
    • Randomized, Multicenter, Phase II Trial of Gemcitabine and Cisplatin With or Without Veliparib in Patients With Pancreas Adenocarcinoma and a Germline BRCA/PALB2 Mutation.
    • O'Reilly EM, Lee JW, Zalupski M, Capanu M, Park J, Golan T, Tahover E, Lowery MA, Chou JF, Sahai V, Brenner R, Kindler HL, Yu KH, Zervoudakis A, Vemuri S, Stadler ZK, Do RKG, Dhani N, Chen AP, Kelsen DP.
    • J Clin Oncol. 2020 May 1;38(13):1378-1388. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.02931. Epub 2020 Jan 24.

    Podcast, Research review: Optimizing Treatment Strategies for Germline BRCA/PALB2 Mutant Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. (JCO Podcast. 2020 Jan 21.)

    Letter, Comment:

    Cisplatin Plus Gemcitabine as Standard of Care for Germline BRCA/PALB2-Mutated Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Are We Moving Too Fast?

    • Pan-Cancer Analysis of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genomic Alterations and Their Association With Genomic Instability as Measured by Genome-Wide Loss of Heterozygosity.
    • Sokol ES, Pavlick D, Khiabanian H, Frampton GM, Ross JS, Gregg JP, Lara PN, Oesterreich S, Agarwal N, Necchi A, Miller VA, Alexander B, Ali SM, Ganesan S, Chung JH.
    • JCO Precis Oncol. 2020;4:442. doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00345. Epub 2020 Apr 30.
    • BRCA Mutations in Pancreas Cancer: Spectrum, Current Management, Challenges and Future Prospects.
    • Wong W, Raufi AG, Safyan RA, Bates SE, Manji GA.
    • Cancer Manag Res. 2020 Apr 23;12:2731-2742. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S211151. eCollection 2020.
    • Increased Rate of Complete Pathologic Response After Neoadjuvant FOLFIRINOX for BRCA Mutation Carriers with Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Golan T, Barenboim A, Lahat G, Nachmany I, Goykhman Y, Shacham-Shmueli E, Halpern N, Brazowski E, Geva R, Wolf I, Goldes Y, Ben-Haim M, Klausner JM, Lubezky N.
    • Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-08469-8. [Epub ahead of print]

    Research review, Commentary:

    ASO Author Reflections: Pancreatic Cancer Patients with Germline BRCA Mutations Benefit from Early Introduction of Platinum-Based Chemotherapy.

    • New Treatment Strategies for Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.
    • Singh RR, O'Reilly EM.
    • Drugs. 2020 Apr 18. doi: 10.1007/s40265-020-01304-0. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Myriad Genetics Seeks Japan Approval for Advanced Pancreatic, Prostate Cancer Companion Diagnostic.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2020 Mar 30.
    • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Unconventional Approaches for an Unconventional Disease.
    • Gromisch C, Qadan M, Albuquerque Machado M, Liu K, Colson Y, Grinstaff MW.
    • Cancer Res. 2020 Mar 27:canres.2731.2019. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-19-2731. Epub ahead of print.
    • Review
    • [Medical treatment options in BRCA-associated cancers].
    • Kahán Z.
    • Magy Onkol. 2020 Mar 17;64(1):13-24. Epub 2020 Feb 10.
    • Review, [Article in Hungarian]
    • PARP inhibitors in pancreatic cancer: molecular mechanisms and clinical applications.
    • Zhu H, Wei M, Xu J, Hua J, Liang C, Meng Q, Zhang Y, Liu J, Zhang B, Yu X, Shi S.
    • Mol Cancer. 2020 Mar 2;19(1):49. doi: 10.1186/s12943-020-01167-9.
    • Complete Response to Chemotherapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Carcinoma Associated with Double Heterozygous Germline Mutation in BRCA2 and CHEK2 Genes - a Case Report.
    • Pazderová N, Urbán V, Makovník M, Macák D, Janega P, Chovanec M, Rejleková K, Mardiak J, Mego M.
    • Klin Onkol. 2020 Spring;33(3):220-225. English. doi: 10.14735/amko2020220.
    • The role of PARP inhibitors in germline BRCA-associated pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
    • Moffat GT, O'Reilly EM.
    • Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2020 Mar;18(3):168-179.
    • Current and emerging therapies for patients with advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: a bright future.
    • Christenson ES, Jaffee E, Azad NS.
    • Lancet Oncol. 2020 Mar;21(3):e135-e145. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30795-8.
    • Review
    • Acquired multiple secondary BRCA2 mutations upon PARPi resistance in a metastatic pancreatic cancer patient harboring a BRCA2 germline mutation.
    • Tao H, Liu S, Huang D, Han X, Wu X, Shao YW, Hu Y.
    • Am J Transl Res. 2020 Feb 15;12(2):612-617. eCollection 2020.
    • An Emerging Paradigm for Germline Testing in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Immediate Implications for Clinical Practice: A Review.
    • Rainone M, Singh I, Salo-Mullen EE, Stadler ZK, O'Reilly EM.
    • JAMA Oncol. 2020 Feb 13. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.5963. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review

    Press: Pancreatic Cancer Patients May Harbor Treatable Germline Mutations. (Medscape Oncology)

    • Routine plasma-based genotyping to comprehensively detect germline, somatic, and reversion BRCA mutations among patients with advanced solid tumors.
    • Vidula N, Rich TA, Sartor O, Yen J, Hardin A, Nance T, Lilly MB, Nezami MA, Patel SP, Carneiro BA, Fan A, Brufksy AM, Parker BA, Bridges BB, Agarwal N, Maughan BL, Raymond VM, Fairclough SR, Lanman RB, Bardia A, Cristofanilli M.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Feb 7. pii: clincanres.2933.2019. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-2933. [Epub ahead of print]
    • PARP inhibitor-induced torsades de pointes in long QT syndrome: a case report.
    • Segan L, Beekman A, Parfrey S, Perrin M.
    • Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2019 Dec 31;4(1):1-5. doi: 10.1093/ehjcr/ytz230. eCollection 2020 Feb.
    • FDA Approves First PARP Inhibitor as Frontline Maintenance in Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Kahl KL.
    • Cancernetwork. 2019 Dec 30.
    • FDA Approves Myriad BRACAnalysis CDx for Lynparza in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer.
    • [No author given]
    • Clinical OMICs. 2019 Dec 30.
    • FDA Approves AstraZeneca's Lynparza, Myriad Genetics' CDx for BRCA-Positive Pancreatic Cancer.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. 2019 Dec 30.
    • New Option in Pancreatic Cancer: Olaparib for BRCA Mutations.
    • Chustecka Z.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Dec 30.
    • LYNPARZA® (olaparib) Approved by FDA as First-Line Maintenance Treatment of Germline BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer.
    • [No author given]
    • Merck. News Release. 2019 Dec 30.
    • Heartbreaking News, Then Tumor Find Leads to Genetic Testing.
    • Hackethal V.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Dec 27.

    Guidelines: Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic, NCCN Guidelines Version 1.2020. (NCCN.org. 2019 Dec 4. Version 1.2020.)

    • Germline DNA Sequencing Reveals Novel Mutations Predictive of Overall Survival in a Cohort of Pancreatic Cancer Patients.
    • Goldstein JB, Zhao L, Wang X, Ghelman Y, Overman MJ, Javle M, Shroff RT, Varadhachary GR, Wolf RA, McAllister F, Futreal PA, Fogelman DR.
    • Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Dec 23. pii: clincanres.0224.2019. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-0224. [Epub ahead of print]
    • PARP Inhibitors in Pancreatic Cancer: From Phase I to Plenary Session.
    • Patel R, Fein D, Ramirez CB, Do K, Saif MW.
    • Pancreas (Fairfax). 2019;3(1):e5-e8. doi: 10.17140/POJ-3-e011. Epub 2019 Dec 20.
    • NCCN Publishes Updated Genetic Risk Assessment Recommendations.
    • Wright K.
    • Cancernetwork. 2019 Dec 18.
    • Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors in Pancreatic Cancer: A New Treatment Paradigms and Future Implications.
    • Gupta M, Iyer R, Fountzilas C.
    • Cancers (Basel). 2019 Dec 9;11(12). pii: E1980. doi: 10.3390/cancers11121980.
    • Platinum response characteristics of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and a germline BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 mutation.
    • Wattenberg MM, Asch D, Yu S, O'Dwyer PJ, Domchek SM, Nathanson KL, Rosen MA, Beatty GL, Siegelman ES, Reiss KA.
    • Br J Cancer. 2019 Dec 2. doi: 10.1038/s41416-019-0582-7. [Epub ahead of print]

    Editorial:

    Genotype–phenotype correlation in BRCA1/2 mutation-associated pancreatic cancer.

    • Genotype-phenotype correlation in BRCA1/2 mutation-associated pancreatic cancer.
    • Lowery MA.
    • Br J Cancer. 2019 Dec 2. doi: 10.1038/s41416-019-0645-9. [Epub ahead of print]
    • From state-of-the-art treatments to novel therapies for advanced-stage pancreatic cancer.
    • Nevala-Plagemann C, Hidalgo M, Garrido-Laguna I.
    • Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1038/s41571-019-0281-6. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Dramatic response of FOLFIRINOX regimen in a collision pancreatic adenocarcinoma patient with a germline BRCA2 mutation: a case report.
    • Shimmura H, Kuramochi H, Jibiki N, Katagiri S, Nishino T, Araida T.
    • Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2019 Oct 15. pii: hyz141. doi: 10.1093/jjco/hyz141. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Case report
    • A case report of a dramatic response to olaparib in a patient with metastatic pancreatic cancer harboring a germline BRCA2 mutation.
    • Wang H, Mao C, Li N, Sun L, Zheng Y, Xu N.
    • Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Oct;98(40):e17443. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000017443.
    • Health-related quality of life in patients with a germline BRCA mutation and metastatic pancreatic cancer receiving maintenance olaparib.
    • Hammel P, Kindler HL, Reni M, Cutsem EV, Macarulla T, Hall MJ, Park JO, Hochhauser D, Arnold D, Oh DY, Reinacher-Schick A, Tortora G, Algül H, O'Reilly EM, McGuinness D, Cui KY, Joo S, Yoo HK, Patel N, Golan T.
    • Ann Oncol. 2019 Sep 28. pii: mdz406. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz406. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Should platinum-based chemotherapy be preferred for germline BReast CAncer genes (BRCA) 1 and 2-mutated pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) patients? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    • Rebelatto TF, Falavigna M, Pozzari M, Spada F, Cella CA, Laffi A, Pellicori S, Fazio N.
    • Cancer Treat Rev. 2019 Sep 6;80:101895. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2019.101895. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Review
    • Promising new treatments for pancreatic cancer in the era of targeted and immune therapies.
    • Elaileh A, Saharia A, Potter L, Baio F, Ghafel A, Abdelrahim M, Heyne K.
    • Am J Cancer Res. 2019 Sep 1;9(9):1871-1888. eCollection 2019.
    • Should PARP Inhibitors Have Tumor-Agnostic Approval Status?
    • Markman M.
    • Medscape Oncology. 2019 Aug 19.

    Original research:

    Maintenance Olaparib for Germline BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer.

    • An Analysis of Patients with DNA Repair Pathway Mutations Treated with a PARP Inhibitor.
    • Borazanci E, Korn R, Liang WS, Guarnieri C, Haag S, Snyder C, Hendrickson K, Caldwell L, Von Hoff D, Jameson G.
    • Oncologist. 2019 Aug 7. pii: theoncologist.2018-0905. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2018-0905. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Screening for Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Lucas AL, Kastrinos F.
    • JAMA. 2019 Aug 6;322(5):407-408. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.9690.

    Guidelines:

    Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement.

    Editorial:

    Screening for Pancreatic Cancer Gets a D, But the Student Is Improving.

    Editorial:

    Screening for Pancreatic Cancer-Is There Hope?

    • Paradigm Shifting of Systemic Chemotherapy for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer in Japan.
    • Furuse J.
    • J Clin Med. 2019 Aug 4;8(8). pii: E1170. doi: 10.3390/jcm8081170.
    • Maintenance Olaparib New Standard in Pancreatic Cancer?
    • [No authors listed]
    • Cancer Discov. 2019 Jun 4. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-NB2019-065. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Conference news
    • Maintenance Olaparib for Germline BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Golan T, Hammel P, Reni M, Van Cutsem E, Macarulla T, Hall MJ, Park JO, Hochhauser D, Arnold D, Oh DY, Reinacher-Schick A, Tortora G, Algül H, O'Reilly EM, McGuinness D, Cui KY, Schlienger K, Locker GY, Kindler HL.
    • N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 2. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1903387. [Epub ahead of print]

    Research news: Results from the POLO trial: Olaparib may delay cancer progression in metastatic pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutations. (FORCE. XRAYS.)

    Research news: Maintenance Olaparib for Germline BRCA-Mutated Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer. (GenomeWeb)

    Research news: Olaparib Delays Progression in BRCA Pancreatic Cancer. (Medscape Oncology)

    Commentary, Research news: Should PARP Inhibitors Have Tumor-Agnostic Approval Status? (Medscape Oncology)

    • Pancreatic cancer in young adults: changes, challenges, and solutions.
    • Primavesi F, Stättner S, Schlick K, Kiesslich T, Mayr C, Klieser E, Urbas R, Neureiter D.
    • Onco Targets Ther. 2019 May 6;12:3387-3400. doi: 10.2147/OTT.S176700. eCollection 2019.
    • Impact of BRCA1/2 gene mutations on survival of patients with pancreatic cancer: A case-series analysis.
    • Navarro EB, López EV, Quijano Y, Caruso R, Ferri V, Durand H, Cabrera IF, Reques ED, Ielpo B, Glagolieva AY, Plaza C.
    • Ann Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2019 May;23(2):200-205. doi: 10.14701/ahbps.2019.23.2.200. Epub 2019 May 31.
    • Pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma is associated with BRCA2 germline mutations: a case report and literature review.
    • Kryklyva V, Haj Mohammad N, Morsink FHM, Ligtenberg MJL, Offerhaus GJA, Nagtegaal ID, de Leng WWJ, Brosens LAA.
    • Cancer Biol Ther. 2019 Apr 19:1-7. doi: 10.1080/15384047.2019.1595274. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Maintenance Rucaparib Controls Some Pancreatic Cancers.
    • [No authors listed]
    • Cancer Discov. 2019 Apr 2. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-NB2019-043. [Epub ahead of print]
    • PARP Inhibitors for Maintenance Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer?
    • Castellino AM.
    • Medscape. Medscape Oncology. 2019 Apr 2.

    Conference abstract: CT234 - A Phase II, single arm study of maintenance rucaparib in patients with platinum-sensitive advanced pancreatic cancer and a pathogenic germline or somatic mutation in BRCA1, BRCA2 or PALB2 (AACR Annual Meeting 2019)

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    Editorial:

    Should We Lower Our Threshold for Germline Genetic Assessment in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma?

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    Case report

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    Response / Letter

    The Authors Respond.

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    Letter

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    Letter

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