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Spread of pancreatic cancer to the liver or lungs depends on plasticity of tumor cells - News-Medical.net

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-07-09 12:51

News-Medical.net

Spread of pancreatic cancer to the liver or lungs depends on plasticity of tumor cells
News-Medical.net
Pancreatic cancer often spreads, forming metastases in the liver or lungs. The prognosis is better for patients with metastases in the lungs. However, the organ that is more likely to be affected depends on the cancer cells' ability to alter their ...

Pancreatic cancer: Mutable cancer cells are more dangerous - EurekAlert (press release)

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-07-09 08:14

EurekAlert (press release)

Pancreatic cancer: Mutable cancer cells are more dangerous
EurekAlert (press release)
Pancreatic cancer often spreads, forming metastases in the liver or lungs. The prognosis is better for patients with metastases in the lungs. However, the organ that is more likely to be affected depends on the cancer cells' ability to alter their ...

Four-Drug Chemo Combo Significantly Improves Pancreatic Cancer Survival - www.oncnursingnews.com/

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-07-08 22:41

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Four-Drug Chemo Combo Significantly Improves Pancreatic Cancer Survival
www.oncnursingnews.com/
In a major advance that set a new standard of care for the treatment of patients with resected pancreatic cancer, a modified FOLFIRINOX regimen (mFOLFIRINOX) dramatically improved survival compared with standard gemcitabine as postoperative therapy.

Rising trends in pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality in 2000–2014 - Dove Medical Press

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-07-08 18:42

Rising trends in pancreatic cancer incidence and mortality in 2000–2014
Dove Medical Press
Results: Based on 18 SEER data sets, the age-adjusted incidence of pancreatic cancer increased from 11.85/100,000 in 2000 to 14.70/100,000 in 2014, increasing by an average annual percentage change (AAPC) of 1.6 (95% CI 1.5–1.8, p<0.05).

Marion man cycles for pancreatic cancer research - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-07-08 16:04

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Marion man cycles for pancreatic cancer research
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
That's the sentiment Jacob Nelson is carrying as he continues his trip across the continental United States this summer to fundraise for pancreatic cancer research. Nelson, a 31-year-old Marion resident and a school psychologist in the Vinton ...

Pancreatic cancer: warning signs, risk factors - Independent Online

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-07-08 06:02

Independent Online

Pancreatic cancer: warning signs, risk factors
Independent Online
Dr Emmanuel Nweke, PhD - whose doctorate was in identifying potential biomarkers for pancreatic cancer - and a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at Wits University; said most ...

National Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Opens Unique Clinical Trials in Morristown - TAPinto.net

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-07-06 21:56

TAPinto.net

National Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Opens Unique Clinical Trials in Morristown
TAPinto.net
Dr. Angela Alistar is national principal investigator for first-in-class drug CPI-613. Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System is now enrolling patients in four pancreatic cancer clinical trials. Angela Alistar, MD, a nationally known expert on ...

National Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Opens Unique Clinical Trials in Morristown - TAPinto.net

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-07-06 20:11

TAPinto.net

National Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Opens Unique Clinical Trials in Morristown
TAPinto.net
Dr. Angela Alistar is national principal investigator for first-in-class drug CPI-613. Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System is now enrolling patients in four pancreatic cancer clinical trials. Angela Alistar, MD, a nationally known expert on ...

IndyCar community rallies around 'icon' in need - Indianapolis Star

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-07-06 14:16

Indianapolis Star

IndyCar community rallies around 'icon' in need
Indianapolis Star
For so many years, Kika tenderly cared for everyone she came across in the racing community and now, in her time of need, the racing community is rallying to repay her decades of generosity. She was recently diagnosed with Stage III pancreatic cancer ...

Model Gauges Risk for Pancreatic Cancer at Onset of Diabetes - Medscape

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-07-06 10:05

Medscape

Model Gauges Risk for Pancreatic Cancer at Onset of Diabetes
Medscape
A tiny percentage of new-onset diabetes cases are due to pancreatic cancer, but who are these patients? A new model based on three easily accessed patient characteristics provides a way of zooming in on this small group by stratifying the risk for this ...

Henry Ford Cancer Institute receives grant to create pancreatic cancer center - Healio

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-07-06 07:07

Henry Ford Cancer Institute receives grant to create pancreatic cancer center
Healio
The Henry Ford Cancer Institute received a $20 million grant to fund the creation of a new multi-institutional pancreatic cancer research consortium. The grant came from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center to ...

Food truck festival in Seymour to benefit pancreatic cancer research - New Haven Register

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-07-05 18:55

New Haven Register

Food truck festival in Seymour to benefit pancreatic cancer research
New Haven Register
SEYMOUR — When Dino Verrelli lost his father to a battle with pancreatic cancer seven years ago, he vowed to fight until the disease is defeated. That's why Verrelli created the Connecticut-based nonprofit Project Purple www.projectpurple.org back in ...

Splice Variant of MUC4 Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Progression - Cancer Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-07-05 13:56

Splice Variant of MUC4 Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Progression
Cancer Network
A splice variant of the membrane-bound Mucin 4 (MUC4) gene, MUC4/X, activates the integrin-β1/FAK/ERK pathway and promotes pancreatic cell proliferation, invasion, extracellular matrix adhesion, and metastasis, according to preclinical research ...

Inspirational woman raises $40000 for pancreatic cancer research while undergoing chemotherapy - Hawkesbury Gazette

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-07-04 18:21

Hawkesbury Gazette

Inspirational woman raises $40000 for pancreatic cancer research while undergoing chemotherapy
Hawkesbury Gazette
An inspirational Grose Vale woman has raised more than $40,000 for pancreatic cancer research despite herself undergoing a gruelling weekly regime of chemotherapy. Sandy Eglin was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014 after beating breast cancer ...

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Three changes in your stools to look out for - Express.co.uk

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-07-04 14:27

Express.co.uk

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Three changes in your stools to look out for
Express.co.uk
Pancreatic cancer symptoms can be vague and may come and go to begin with. Common symptoms include abdominal and back pain, unexplained weight loss and indigestion. But a range of other symptoms can also occur, three of which are linked to your ...

ASCO 2018: Dr. Bekaii-Saab Highlights Pancreatic Cancer Abstracts - OncLive

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-07-03 14:15

OncLive

ASCO 2018: Dr. Bekaii-Saab Highlights Pancreatic Cancer Abstracts
OncLive
Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, discusses the use of adjuvant FOLFIRINOX for the treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. The combination, along with other research developments in oncology, are why ...

Pancreatic Cancer Study Suggests Potential of Molecularly Tailored Treatments - GenomeWeb

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-07-03 09:33

Pancreatic Cancer Study Suggests Potential of Molecularly Tailored Treatments
GenomeWeb
This story has been corrected to reflect that the PanCan initiative cited is the Know Your Tumor initiative, not the Know Your Cancer intiative. NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A consortium of researchers affiliated with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's ...

Team makes a step towards earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer - Medical Xpress

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-07-03 04:36

Medical Xpress

Team makes a step towards earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer
Medical Xpress
A multidisciplinary team from the University of Granada has developed software that can make it easier to identify potential pancreatic cancer biomarkers and thereby achieve earlier diagnosis of the disease. These biomarkers are differentially ...

$75K raised for pancreatic cancer research honors local man - Northwest Herald

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-07-02 00:57

Northwest Herald

$75K raised for pancreatic cancer research honors local man
Northwest Herald
Project Purple is proud to have funded the Project Purple Rick Carone Fellowship Grant to aid in pancreatic cancer research at the University of Chicago. It has been one year since Rick Carone of Cary died from pancreatic cancer June 29, 2017.

Immune cell makeup of tumors is controlled by factors specific to individual cancer cells - Science Daily

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-07-01 14:42

Immune cell makeup of tumors is controlled by factors specific to individual cancer cells
Science Daily
Pancreatic cancer is predicted to become the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States by 2025. Part of a tumor's diversity includes the amount and type of immune cells that become part of the cancerous mass. To grow, tumors need to ...





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