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Pancreatic Cancer: Types and General Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Pancreatic category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-01-15 - Study Reveals Pancreatic Cancer Accelerated by Stress - New study shows that stress accelerates the development of pancreatic cancer by triggering the release of fight or flight hormones.
2016-11-12 - Pancreatic Cancer Treatment - New Discovery Paves Way - Patients with pancreatic cancer may soon face better treatment options due to a discovery by Dr. Reginald Hill, Archibald Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Notre Dame and researcher at the Harper Cancer Research Institute.
2016-04-06 - 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.
2014-05-22 - 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.
2014-03-22 - 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.
2012-08-25 - 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.
2011-02-17 - 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.
2011-02-08 - 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.
2011-01-22 - 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.
2011-01-11 - 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.
2010-10-28 - 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.
2010-10-27 - Pancreatic Cancer - Revising the Timeline - Many pancreatic tumors are slow growing taking nearly 20 years to become lethal after the first genetic perturbations appear.
2010-02-08 - 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.
2009-07-20 - Salirasib Prolongs the Lives of Pancreatic Cancer Patients - Salirasib has shown positive results against pancreatic cancer and recently passed clinical trials.
2009-06-26 - 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.
2009-04-21 - 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.
2009-04-20 - 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.
2009-03-24 - Increased Risk of Pancreatitis in Smokers - Smoking appears to be associated with an increased risk of acute and chronic pancreatitis.
2009-02-24 - Determining Risk for Pancreatic Cancer - Experimental technique safely differentiates patients with pancreatic cancer precursor lesions and benign tumors.
2009-02-13 - Nanoscopic Changes to Pancreatic Cells Reveal Cancer - Researchers have developed a way to examine cell biopsies and detect signs of early stage pancreatic cancer.
2009-01-15 - 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.
2008-12-27 - 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.
2008-03-06 - 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.

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