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Sequencing Strategies in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-09-05 15:05

OncLive

Sequencing Strategies in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
They're manageable. In centers like ours; even in community practice where there's large use of irinotecan; we know how to manage most of these toxicities, so it's quite manageable. The problem is, of course, the pancreas cancer patients tend to be sicker.

Community sports: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness golf event coming up - Nevada Appeal

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-09-05 09:37

Nevada Appeal

Community sports: Pancreatic Cancer Awareness golf event coming up
Nevada Appeal
The Carson City Kiwanis is having the 5th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Silver Oak Golf Course. Also, two Kiwanis members have donated shirts for the first 100 golfers who come to the packet pickup, ...

Survivor Story: Carmen Tedford - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-09-04 14:50

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Survivor Story: Carmen Tedford
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
My story is a happy story that will perhaps give someone newly diagnosed or fighting pancreatic cancer some hope. My diagnosis came in July 2010. Hastily, I was rushed to a successful Whipple procedure with clean margins. While recovering in the ...

Mastodon reveal longtime manager is battling pancreatic cancer - Consequence of Sound (blog)

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-09-04 09:30

Consequence of Sound (blog)

Mastodon reveal longtime manager is battling pancreatic cancer
Consequence of Sound (blog)
Last week, Mastodon canceled their entire North American tour with Dinosaur Jr. just days before the trek was set to begin, citing a “critical situation of a member of the Mastodon family.” Now, it appears that the situation was the health of the band ...
Mastodon Speak Out About Manager Nick John's Battle With Pancreatic CancerRevolver Magazine

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Killer cell immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced pancreatic cancer - Medical Xpress

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-09-04 09:03

Medical Xpress

Killer cell immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced pancreatic cancer
Medical Xpress
In the study, the team obtained pancreatic cancer cells from patients with late-stage disease, and transplanted them into mice. They then took the patients' immune cells and modified them to specifically identify and eliminate the cancer cells – which ...

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Pancreatic cancer battle: To give her husband a chance, this Wilmington woman is all business - The News Journal

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-09-04 05:04

The News Journal

Pancreatic cancer battle: To give her husband a chance, this Wilmington woman is all business
The News Journal
Michelle Dewey, 39, is a full-time caretaker for her husband Casey, who was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer last year. Dewey, who owns her own vintage boutique in Philly, compared taking care of Casey's health care to running a business.

Glenn Ellis: Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest - The Philadelphia Tribune

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-09-03 23:13

The Philadelphia Tribune

Glenn Ellis: Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest
The Philadelphia Tribune
Aretha Franklin died from one of the rarest forms of pancreatic cancer at age 76. Not too long ago, Joe Jackson, patriarch of the famed Jackson musical dynasty that spawned superstars Michael, Janet and the Jackson 5 lost his battle with pancreatic cancer.

Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer - The Cheat Sheet

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-09-03 09:34

The Cheat Sheet

Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer
The Cheat Sheet
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest and most aggressive cancers. It is estimated roughly 55,440 people (29,200 men and 26,240 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. If you suspect you ...

Tips for Long-distance Caregivers - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-09-03 08:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Tips for Long-distance Caregivers
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Even if you live far away from a family member or a close friend with pancreatic cancer, the distance does not need to prevent you from helping them. Support is critical for patients with the world's toughest cancer. But how can a long-distance ...

Durango man living full life after pancreatic cancer diagnosis - The Durango Herald

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-09-03 06:06

The Durango Herald

Durango man living full life after pancreatic cancer diagnosis
The Durango Herald
When it seemed likely that Durangoan Tom Riesing had pancreatic cancer in 2013, one of his doctors apologized profusely to his wife, Mindy Iris. “He was basically shutting the door on any hope,” she said. At the time, Iris thought to herself, “You don ...

Durango man living full life after pancreatic cancer diagnosis - The Durango Herald

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-09-03 06:06

The Durango Herald

Durango man living full life after pancreatic cancer diagnosis
The Durango Herald
When it seemed likely that Durangoan Tom Riesing had pancreatic cancer in 2013, one of his doctors apologized profusely to his wife, Mindy Iris. “He was basically shutting the door on any hope,” she said. At the time, Iris thought to herself, “You don ...

Gladys Knight does not have pancreatic cancer - Independent Online

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-09-03 01:56

Independent Online

Gladys Knight does not have pancreatic cancer
Independent Online
The 74-year-old singer caused confusion at Aretha Franklin's funeral on Friday, August 31, when she told reporters that she and Aretha - who died two weeks ago after a long battle with pancreatic cancer - discussed having the "same disease" but she has ...
Gladys Knight has pancreatic cancerNZCity
Gladys Knight reveals that she had stage 1 breast cancer but is now 'cancer-free and grateful'Fox News
Singer Gladys Knight clarifies Aretha Franklin cancer commentsNicki Swift

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Gladys Knight clarifies pancreatic cancer report - Page Six

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sat, 2018-09-01 10:18

Page Six

Gladys Knight clarifies pancreatic cancer report
Page Six
Gladys Knight does not have pancreatic cancer despite what she alluded to when talking about the late Aretha Franklin. The 74-year-old “Empress of Soul” and Motown legend apparently revealed that during her last encounter with Franklin “we shared the ...
Gladys Knight Clarifies Cancer Comment at Aretha Franklin FuneralRolling Stone
Gladys Knight discusses pancreatic cancer diagnosis at Aretha Franklin's funeralThe FADER
Update: Gladys Knight's Publicist Clarifies That the Singer Doesn't Have Pancreatic CancerVulture
Essence -Consequence of Sound (blog)
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4 Common Hospice Care, Palliative Care Myths - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sat, 2018-09-01 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

4 Common Hospice Care, Palliative Care Myths
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Editor's note: We join the nation in mourning the death of Sen. John McCain to glioblastoma, an extremely aggressive form of brain cancer. Like pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma has one of the lowest five-year survival rates of all major cancers. In the ...

Gladys Knight clarifies pancreatic cancer confusion - Herald-Mail Media

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sat, 2018-09-01 03:53

Herald-Mail Media

Gladys Knight clarifies pancreatic cancer confusion
Herald-Mail Media
Gladys Knight does not have pancreatic cancer. The 74-year-old singer caused confusion at Aretha Franklin's funeral on Friday (08.31.18) when she told reporters that she and Aretha - who died two weeks ago after a long battle with pancreatic cancer ...

Gladys Knight Clarifies Cancer Comment at Aretha Franklin Funeral - Rolling Stone

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-08-31 16:01

Rolling Stone

Gladys Knight Clarifies Cancer Comment at Aretha Franklin Funeral
Rolling Stone
Hours after Gladys Knight reportedly revealed that she is battling pancreatic cancer – the same disease that struck her late friend and fellow soul legend Aretha Franklin – Knight's publicist denied that the singer has cancer. WDIV, a local television ...
Gladys Knight discusses pancreatic cancer diagnosis at Aretha Franklin's funeralThe FADER
Gladys Knight clarifies pancreatic cancer reportPage Six
Update: Gladys Knight's Publicist Clarifies That the Singer Doesn't Have Pancreatic CancerVulture
Essence -Consequence of Sound (blog)
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Universal genetic testing feasible at time of pancreatic cancer diagnosis - Healio

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-08-31 12:33

Universal genetic testing feasible at time of pancreatic cancer diagnosis
Healio
“Due to the poor survival rates with pancreatic cancer, it is imperative that we approach these patients sooner rather than later,” Brand added. “That is why we took the approach of proving that patients can undergo genetic testing when they are newly ...

Maintenance Therapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-08-31 08:29

OncLive

Maintenance Therapy in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
The one problem with this study was that, although the outcomes were very similar, the toxicities seemed to be higher when you do what I call the stop-and-go of pancreas cancer—FOLFIRINOX, 5-FU and reintroduce oxaliplatin—and it appears that the ...

PanCAN Fights PNETs – the Cancer that Took Aretha Franklin's Life - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-08-31 07:06

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

PanCAN Fights PNETs – the Cancer that Took Aretha Franklin's Life
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
“Aretha Franklin died of neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer, which is a more rare form of pancreatic cancer,” said Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, president and CEO of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), in an Aug. 17 interview with CBS News. “It is ...
A Final Farewell To Aretha Franklin After Her Death To Pancreatic CancerYahoo News

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ASCO issues 'more structured guideline' for metastatic pancreatic cancer - Healio

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-08-30 14:15

ASCO issues 'more structured guideline' for metastatic pancreatic cancer
Healio
ASCO released updated recommendations that incorporate new evidence related to second-line therapy for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer who progressed on or experienced intolerable toxicity during first-line therapy. The recommendations ...





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