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Our collaborative team of scientists, physicians and allied health workers specialize in translating science learned in the laboratory into exceptional clinical care. Our center is a world leader in the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer, leading all institutions in novel therapies, innovative clinical trials and in training the next generation of pancreatic cancer experts.


  • Precision Medicine

    We understand that pancreatic cancer patients are looking for hope, and we believe precision medicine is that hope.

    Dr. Dung Le interacts with a patient
  • Clinical Trials

    Clinical trials are how cancer science becomes cancer medicine. Our experts excel at this type of bench-to-bedside discovery, and it is what ensures continued progress against cancer.

    Dr. Dan Laheru speaks with a patient
  • Our Experts

    Our internationally recognized program has the world’s leading experts. Everything that can be done for pancreatic cancer happens at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

    Dr. Jaffe
  • Our Multidisciplinary Approach

    Our Center is the model for multispecialty care and one of the first to bring all the experts together to offer patients a comprehensive consultation, diagnosis and treatment plan.

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  • Pioneering Research

    Our experts are uniquely positioned to make progress against pancreatic cancer because much of the science that inspired advances unfolded here.

    Researcher in the lab
  • News

    For the latest news on pancreatic cancer treatment and research discoveries, read our news magazine Pancreatic Cancer Matters.

    Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee speaks with Dr. Mark Yarchoan

Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump

Pancreatic surgeon Kelly Lafaro answers questions on the hepatic artery infusion pump. Questions include: What is a Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump? Are there benefits over chemotherapy? Can you explain the process for treatment? What is unique about the care for this at Johns Hopkins?

The Next Generation of Pancreatic Cancer Pioneers

Our Center attracts the most accomplished young investigators interested in pursuing a career in pancreatic cancer research and treatment. Training side-by-side with established investigators, our young investigators are helping advance the science and bring much needed new therapies to patients.

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