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25 Articles

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Symptoms
October 30, 2019 • 5 Min

Studying One Family’s Mutations May Change Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Dr. Sahar Nissim is studying the genetic mutations in one family predisposed to pancreatic cancer, to find new ways to combat the disease.

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Symptoms
August 19, 2019 • 4 Min

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes you are at an increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer. Learn more about your risk by reading this story.

Dr. Suresh Chari
Symptoms
August 14, 2019 • 5 Min

The Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Connection

Dr. Suresh Chari outlines the connection between diabetes and pancreatic cancer, with a particular focus on new-onset diabetes.

Low magnification micrograph of a benign mucinous tumour of the pancreas, also benign pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm, stained pink
Symptoms
June 8, 2018 • 4 Min

What You Should Know About Pancreatic Cysts

Dr. V. Raman Muthusamy explains the difference between pancreatic cysts and pancreatic cancer, and tells you which types of cysts may have cancer potential.

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Treatments
December 1, 2017 • 6 Min

Before You Leap: Genetic Testing for Pancreatic Cancer

Genetic counselor Megan Frone outlines the advantages of genetic testing when there is a family history of pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic canc er survivor Carolynn Kiel
Survivor Stories
October 17, 2017 • 3 Min

Early Detection Makes All the Difference

Carolynn Kiel lost her mother and sister to pancreatic cancer. Regular screening allowed early detection of her pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Diane Simeone
Symptoms
September 29, 2017 • 4 Min

Pancreatic Cancer and Family History

Dr. Diane Simeone is developing a tablet-based family history survey to identify patients with a genetic-based risk for developing pancreatic cancer.

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Research
May 26, 2017 • 4 Min

Periodontal Disease and Pancreatic Cancer?

Did you know that periodontal disease may predict pancreatic cancer? Researchers are finding a link between unhealthy gums and the deadly cancer.

Illustration of DNA double helices in light and medium purple on a dark blue background
Symptoms
July 8, 2016 • 4 Min

Understanding a Family’s Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

A tumor registry studies the genetics of pancreatic cancer to determine risk factors for families.

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Symptoms
June 27, 2016 • 3 Min

The Link Between Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes

Dr. Suresh Chari of the Mayo Clinic has spent a good part of his career looking at the relationship between pancreatic cancer and diabetes.

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