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Treatments
November 1, 2017 • 5 Min

Frequently Asked Questions About Pancreatic Cancer

Have you or someone you love just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer? Learn some basic facts about this disease from our FAQ.

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Research
March 10, 2017 • 2 Min

Maintenance Chemotherapy for Stable Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

A clinical trial tests the diabetes drug metformin and transplant rejection preventative rapamycin to act as maintenance chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

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Research
February 6, 2017 • 5 Min

Developing a Screening Test for Pancreatic Cancer

One focus of research for Dr. Anirban Maitra is to develop a simple screening test for pancreatic cancer, to provide an earlier diagnosis of the disease.

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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.