Pancreas Center

The UCSF Pancreas Center diagnoses and treats patients with a wide range of pancreatic disorders, from benign tumors to pancreatitis and cancer. Our team includes specialists in anesthesia, gastroenterology, neurology, nursing, psychology and surgery. Patients may have the opportunity to participate in studies – called clinical trials – of the latest experimental therapies.

The Pancreas Center was founded in 2012 by Dr. Margaret Tempero. Our mission is to advance the care of patients with pancreatic diseases through prevention, early detection, individual treatment and research. Our patient care practice is located in the Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Clinic at Mission Bay. Our specialists also treat patients in the Gastrointestinal Surgery Clinic at Parnassus.

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    Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors (MK-3475-158/KEYNOT...

    In this study, participants with multiple types of advanced (unresectable and/or metastatic) solid tumors that have progressed on standard of care therapy will be treated with pembrolizumab.

    Recruiting

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    PEGPH20, Gemicitabine and Nab-Paclitaxel for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

    We will be conducting a Phase II study investigating PEGPH20 in combination with gemcitabine and nab-paclitaxel in patients with borderline resectable PDAC at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UC...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of AbGn-107 in Patients With Gastric, Colorectal, Pancreatic or Biliary Cancer

    This study is to define the safety profile and to determine the Maximal tolerated dose regimen and preliminary efficacy of AbGn-107 administered every 14 days (Q2W regimen) or 28 days (Q4W regimen) in patients with c...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of Multiple Immunotherapy-Based Treatment Combinations in Participants With Metastatic ...

    A Phase Ib/II, open-label, multicenter, randomized study designed to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and preliminary anti-tumor activity of immunotherapy-based treatment combinations in participants...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Pembrolizumab-based Therapy in Previously Treated High Grade Neuroendocrine Carcinomas

    This is a pilot study of pembrolizumab-based therapy in previously treated extrapulmonary poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    APX005M With Concurrent Chemoradiation for Resectable Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction ...

    This pilot phase II trial studies the side effects of CD40 agonistic monoclonal antibody APX005M (APX005M), chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, and to see how well they work when given before surgery in treating pat...

    Recruiting

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    Related clinics

    Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Clinic

    1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94158

    Gastrointestinal Surgery at Parnassus

    400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    Pancreas Transplant Services

    400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    Total Pancreatectomy – Islet Auto-Transplant (TP-IAT) Clinic

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