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RecruitingLast updated: 17 July 2023

This Phase I trial is evaluating the effectiveness of a new cancer treatment (PTM-101) in people with boderline resectable or locally advanced pancreatic cancerA Phase I Study of PTM-101 as Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline Resectable or Locally Advanced Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC)

Clinical summary


PTM-101 is a biodegradable device containing 100mg of paclitaxel. PTM-101 will be placed onto the pancreatic surface overlying the tumour via a laparoscopy. PTM-101 will degrade over approximately 10 weeks.


This trial is treating patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.


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Commercial Sponsor

PanTher Therapeutics and Avania Clinical

Scientific Title

A Phase I Study of PTM-101 as Neoadjuvant Therapy for Borderline Resectable or Locally Advanced Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC)



  • Your cancer has not spread to other parts of the body.


  • You have certain types of non-cancer medical conditions.
  • You have been diagnosed with a prior or secondary type of cancer.

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