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Up-to-the-minute newsfeed of the latest medical and scientific journal articles and abstracts related to pancreatic cancer.

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Up-to-the-minute newsfeed of the latest medical and scientific journal articles and abstracts related to pancreatic cancer.

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05 Jun 2017

Use of SBRT in Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Hoffe also highlights a recent study published in Lancet Oncology using a genomic-adjusted radiation dose (GARD) in patients with various malignancies, a method that could individualize radiotherapy treatment. Watch here…

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25 Apr 2017

Inducing Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death

In a study published in Autophagy, investigators sought to identify molecules that could become the next generation of therapeutics for pancreatic cancer. Prior research has shown that microRNA 506 (MIR506)…

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24 Apr 2017

ASCO: Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Update

Alok A. Khorana, M.D., from the Cleveland Clinic, and colleagues reviewed recent evidence from the ESPAC-4 multicenter, international phase III trial to revise guideline recommendations regarding the appropriate adjuvant regimen…

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19 Apr 2017

What Makes Pancreatic Cancer So Aggressive?

This leads to a high patient mortality rate. Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now discovered why pancreatic cancer and other malignant types of tumours can disseminate so rapidly. The…

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15 Feb 2017

Making Pancreatic Cancer Less Deadly

Pancreatic cancer survival rates have been improving over the last few decades, but the statistics still make grim reading. According to the America Cancer Society, the one year relative survival…

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31 Jan 2017

Grant Programs

The Distinguished Scholars program supports world-class scientists, who are at the top in their field, and are at the forefront of today's most exciting breakthroughs in pancreatic cancer research. Selected…

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02 Jan 2017

Four Cancer-Killing Viruses To Watch In 2017

This is a branch of immuno-oncology that has been overshadowed by more fruitful endeavors, such as the immune checkpoint inhibitors Opdivo (nivolumab) from Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY +0.51% and Keytruda (pembrolizumab) from Merck…

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11 Nov 2016

Pancreatic Operations

The type of pancreatic surgery needed depends on the location of the cancer or cyst. These operations are complex and are usually performed by surgeons who specialize in pancreatic surgery.…

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06 Oct 2016

New Hope for Pancreatic Cancer

These advances have translated to people conquering what was once thought of as a death sentence and more individuals living longer than ever before. Certain cancers, however – like pancreatic…

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28 Sep 2016

Types of Pancreatic Cysts

The pancreas is an important digestive organ located in the upper abdomen. The pancreas serves 2 main functions: it produces enzymes that aid in digestion and it secretes important hormones,…

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