Pancreatic Cancer News

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May

06

Research From University Hospital, Department Of Radiology Provides New Data About Pancreatic Cancer

A report, 'Pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumor grade determination using contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging,' is newly published data in Pancreas.

Apr

29

Put Some Spring Into Your Menu With Asparagus

I learned something this week, perhaps a hint at why I like asparagus other than its crispy taste and convincing sign it's truly spring. Asparagus, allrecipes.com informed me, can be purple!

Apr

29

Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Use Soy Derivative To Improve Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented data at the American Association for Cancer Research's 101st Annual Meeting 2010 that shows when genistein, a component of soy, is paired with the FDA-approved drug oxaliplatin, pancreatic cancer cells become more sensitive to chemotherapy.

Apr

29

Excessive Alcohol Consumption May Lead To Increased Cancer Risk

Researchers have detected a link between alcohol consumption, cancer and aging that starts at the cellular level with telomere shortening.

Apr

27

Scans Increasingly Used In Cancer Patients: Concerns About Costs, Radiation

Use of high-tech imaging scans in older cancer patients has climbed substantially in recent years, a U.S. study found, raising concerns about costs and radiation exposure. For example, lung cancer patients diagnosed in 2006 had on average almost six CT scans in the next two years, versus four scans for those diagnosed in 1999.

Apr

15

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Face Shortened Lifespan, Study Reveals

Although more children today are surviving cancer than ever before, young patients successfully treated in the 1970s and 80s may live a decade less, on average, than the general population, according to a study from Dana- Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard School of Public Health.

Apr

14

Some Cancer Patients Have High Risk of Heart Disease

Time and time again Americans are taught that heart disease is the number one killer. But, just about everybody that comes in for an annual exam fears a cancer diagnosis most.

Apr

14

Researchers Put Proteins Right Where They Want Them

Using a method they developed to watch moment to moment as they move a molecule to precise sites inside live human cells, Johns Hopkins scientists are closer to understanding why and how a protein at one location may signal division and growth, and the same protein at another location, death.

Apr

12

Allergic To The Best Cancer Drug? Doctors Offer Possible Way To Keep Taking It

Having a bad reaction to penicillin as a child doesn't guarantee you're still allergic decades later. And if the oncologist says you have to switch chemotherapies because of an allergic reaction, well, maybe not.

Apr

08

GenVec Discontinues Phase 3 Clinical Trial Of TNFerade

GenVec, Inc. announced that it is discontinuing its Phase 3 clinical trial of TNFerade" in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer based on results of an interim analysis.

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