University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
A Phase I Trial of a Ketogenic Diet with Concurrent Chemoradiation for Pancreatic Cancer
Participants in this research study have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and recommended for chemotherapy and radiation therapy by their doctor. The purpose of the study is to determine the effects, good and bad, of subject's participation in a special ketogenic diet, with very low level of carbohydrates (sugars), during chemotherapy and radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer. Animal research suggests that lower blood sugars increase treatment effect. That is why we are doing research on this special diet.
We welcome your feedback! Please help us improve your experience on our website by completing a brief survey.