Pancreatic Cancer: Types & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Pancreatic category.

Publication List:

Pancreatic Cancer: New Drug and Chemotherapy Shrinks Pancreas Tumors
Clinical trial for pancreatic cancer shows experimental therapy can control tumors enough to make some patients eligible for surgery - Published: 2016-04-06
Pancreatic Cancer Will Become 2nd Leading Cause of Cancer Death Around 2020
Study indicates pancreatic cancer will surpass breast and colorectal cancer to become the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. around 2020 - Published: 2014-05-22
New Method to Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers have developed a new method which can predict with 97% certainty which pancreatic cysts constitute precursors to cancer - Published: 2014-03-22
Pancreatic Cancer - Making Hard Choices
Examines whether patients should spend a large amount of the time they have left undergoing aggressive treatment for only a brief period of additional life - Published: 2012-08-25
Urgent Need for Pancreatic Cancer Legislation
Calls attention to lack of federal resources allocated to pancreatic cancer research and supports need for legislation as lawmakers re-introduce the Pancreatic Cancer Research & Education Act - Published: 2011-02-17
Doubling Survival Rate of Pancreatic Cancer Patients by 2020
Pancreatic cancer action network announces new initiative to double the survival rate for pancreatic cancer patients by 2020 - Published: 2011-02-08
Genetic Code for Form of Pancreatic Cancer Cracked
Scientists have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors - Published: 2011-01-22
Way to Stop Pancreatic Cancer in Early Stages Discovered
Cancer researchers at the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center have found a way to stop early stage pancreatic cancer in research models - Published: 2011-01-11
Pancreatic Cancers Progress to Lethal Stage Slowly
Pancreatic cancer develops and spreads slower than thought as finding indicate there is a potentially broad window for diagnosis and prevention of the disease - Published: 2010-10-28
Pancreatic Cancer - Revising the Timeline
Many pancreatic tumors are slow growing taking nearly 20 years to become lethal after the first genetic perturbations appear - Published: 2010-10-27
Pancreatic Cancer Risk Increased by Drinking Soft Drink
Drinking two or more soft drinks a week more than doubles the risk of developing pancreatic cancer - Published: 2010-02-08
Salirasib Prolongs the Lives of Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Salirasib has shown positive results against pancreatic cancer and recently passed clinical trials - Published: 2009-07-20
Dietary Fat Linked to Pancreatic Cancer
High intake of dietary fats from red meat and dairy products associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer - Published: 2009-06-26
Charred Meat May Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Meat cooked at high temperatures to the point of burning and charring may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer - Published: 2009-04-21
Treatment Combination Lethal to Pancreatic Cancer Cells
A combination of two targeted therapies packs a powerful punch to kill pancreatic cancer cells in the laboratory - Published: 2009-04-20
Increased Risk of Pancreatitis in Smokers
Smoking appears to be associated with an increased risk of acute and chronic pancreatitis - Published: 2009-03-24
Determining Risk for Pancreatic Cancer
Experimental technique safely differentiates patients with pancreatic cancer precursor lesions and benign tumors - Published: 2009-02-24
Nanoscopic Changes to Pancreatic Cells Reveal Cancer
Researchers have developed a way to examine cell biopsies and detect signs of early stage pancreatic cancer - Published: 2009-02-13
Abnormal DNA Repair Genes may Predict Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Abnormalities in genes that repair DNA replication may help identify people at high risk of developing pancreatic cancer - Published: 2009-01-15
What is Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is the deadliest of all cancers only five out of a hundred people who suffer from pancreatic cancer will live more than five years - Published: 2008-12-27
Patrick Swayze Pancreatic Cancer
Patrick Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 2008 and has been undergoing chemotherapy at the Stanford University Medical Center - Published: 2008-03-06