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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Launches Today: Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival. - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-10-31 11:53

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Launches Today: Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — (Nov. 1, 2018) Today marks the start of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) urges the nation to Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival. As part of the annual campaign, ...
Dover's Monster Monument to be lit purple in NovemberESPN

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Public Misguided about Alternative Medicine, Says Chief Medical Officer - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-10-31 11:53

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Public Misguided about Alternative Medicine, Says Chief Medical Officer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
When asked whether alternative medicines alone could cure cancer, nearly 40 percent of Americans recently surveyed answered yes. “This is a dangerous misconception,” said Victoria Manax, MD, chief medical officer at the Pancreatic Cancer Action ...
Dover's Monster Monument to be lit purple in November - ESPN.comESPN

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Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable - News-Medical.net

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-10-31 02:28

News-Medical.net

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable
News-Medical.net
You're experiencing jaundice, abdominal pain or constipation. And by then, you may be too late. Pancreatic cancer symptoms often arrive after the cancer has already spread, making the disease one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the U.S..

Local church official raising money to honor friends with pancreatic cancer - Gwinnettdailypost.com

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-10-30 22:04

Gwinnettdailypost.com

Local church official raising money to honor friends with pancreatic cancer
Gwinnettdailypost.com
Jeff Poynter had four goals that he wanted to accomplish when he began raising money for pancreatic cancer research earlier this year. He wanted to show devotion to God; honor his friends, Cliff Ramos and Donna Bennett, who are battling pancreatic ...

Research on clots could make pancreatic cancer more treatable - EurekAlert (press release)

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-10-30 13:48

EurekAlert (press release)

Research on clots could make pancreatic cancer more treatable
EurekAlert (press release)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- You're experiencing jaundice, abdominal pain or constipation. And by then, you may be too late. Pancreatic cancer symptoms often arrive after the cancer has already spread, making the disease one of the leading causes of cancer ...
Microfluidic Device to Study How Pancreatic Cancer Develops Clots ...Medgadget (blog)

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Understanding Pancreatic Cancer Risk Factors - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-10-30 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer Risk Factors
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
In November, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, the focus is on raising awareness about risk factors and symptoms of pancreatic cancer. It's especially important for individuals considered to be at an elevated risk of developing the disease to be aware ...

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Early Detection Technology Could Lead to Increased Survival from Pancreatic Cancer - ECNmag.com

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Tue, 2018-10-30 07:14

Early Detection Technology Could Lead to Increased Survival from Pancreatic Cancer
ECNmag.com
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of death by cancer in Europe, with the lowest survival rate of all the cancers. The EU-funded IMMPACT project set out to clinically validate the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer using a serum biomarker ...

13-Year-Old Creates Tool to Help Pancreatic Cancer Patients During Radiotherapy - PEOPLE.com

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Mon, 2018-10-29 12:03

PEOPLE.com

13-Year-Old Creates Tool to Help Pancreatic Cancer Patients During Radiotherapy
PEOPLE.com
A middle school student from Portland, Oregon is helping doctors improve the results of radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients. Rishab Jain, 13, was recently awarded the honor of America's Top Young Scientist by Discovery Education and 3M for an ...

Teen's Program Could Improve Pancreatic Cancer Treatment - Voice of America

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sun, 2018-10-28 00:15

Voice of America

Teen's Program Could Improve Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Voice of America
Pancreatic cancer treatment could become more advanced with help from 13-year-old Rishab Jain. He's created a tool for doctors to locate the hard-to-find pancreas more quickly and precisely during cancer treatment. The teen recently won a prestigious ...
The who and how of pancreatic cancer screeningSCNow
Advice day to teach West Sussex about pancreatic cancerSpirit FM

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Pancreatic cancer is rare, 5-yr survival rate for stage IV is 1% - Medibulletin

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Sat, 2018-10-27 23:20

Medibulletin

Pancreatic cancer is rare, 5-yr survival rate for stage IV is 1%
Medibulletin
As the veil lifts over Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's ailments, Medibulletin explains pancreatic cancer. After months of suspense and in and out of hospitals, the curtain has finally lifted over Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's mysterious ...
Goa CM Parrikar has pancreatic cancer: MinisterTimes of India
Goa government finally admits Parrikar suffering from pancreatic cancerEconomic Times
'Manohar Parrikar has pancreatic cancer': Goa ministerThe Asian Age
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Turning cells against pancreatic cancer - Science Daily

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-10-26 15:36

Science Daily

Turning cells against pancreatic cancer
Science Daily
Pancreatic cancer has a grim prognosis. It is usually detected after the disease has spread, and chemotherapy tends to do little to slow the cancer's growth. Even with treatment, most patients live only about six months after they are diagnosed with ...

An Evening of Hope for pancreatic cancer - Littleton Independent

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-10-26 12:35

Littleton Independent

An Evening of Hope for pancreatic cancer
Littleton Independent
Paralympian Tricia Downing will share her story of resilience and self-discovery at the Evening of Hope fundraiser for Wings of Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Research. “We are excited to have Tricia as our featured speaker this year. Her message of hope ...

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Friday Fix: Meal Prep for Pancreatic Cancer Patients - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-10-26 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Friday Fix: Meal Prep for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) knows this can be difficult – chemotherapy can reduce your appetite and change the taste of even your favorite dishes. Plus, you may be too fatigued to cook after surgery or an infusion as well as on any day.

Apps to Help Organize Your Medical Info - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-10-26 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Apps to Help Organize Your Medical Info
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Whether you've just recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer or you've been living with the disease for a while, getting your pertinent information organized – especially medical information – can seem daunting. The Pancreatic Cancer Action ...

Pancreatic cancer: New approach may prolong survival - Medical News Today

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Fri, 2018-10-26 09:00

News-Medical.net

Pancreatic cancer: New approach may prolong survival
Medical News Today
According to estimates by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), doctors will find 55,440 new pancreatic cancer cases in the United States in 2018 alone — these making up 3.2 percent of all new cancer diagnoses. Pancreatic cancer tumors tend to be ...
Turning cells against pancreatic cancerMedical Xpress

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Your Family Now: Nebraska Medicine part of collaborative pancreatic cancer research study - KMTV - 3 News Now

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-10-25 15:20

KMTV - 3 News Now

Your Family Now: Nebraska Medicine part of collaborative pancreatic cancer research study
KMTV - 3 News Now
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Pancreatic cancer is considered largely incurable. The five-year survival rate is only 8%. Doctors at Nebraska Medicine and researchers throughout the country are working to change that. They hope a collaborative study will ...

What Is 'Scanxiety' and How to Manage It - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Thu, 2018-10-25 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

What Is 'Scanxiety' and How to Manage It
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Supportive care can improve how pancreatic cancer patients and their loved ones feel in all areas of their lives. It's important to note that emotional concerns may arise for patients at any point during their pancreatic cancer journey. Knowing what ...

Improving risk prediction for pancreatic cancer in symptomatic patients: a Saudi Arabian study - Dove Medical Press

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-10-24 18:53

Improving risk prediction for pancreatic cancer in symptomatic patients: a Saudi Arabian study
Dove Medical Press
Background: Imaging tests used in our center are usually inadequate to confirm the high risk for pancreatic cancer. We aimed to use a combination of potential predictors including imaging tests to quantify the risk of pancreatic cancer and evaluate its ...

Jacksonville pancreatic cancer survivor hopes to inspire others: 'Never let anyone take away your hope' - The Florida Times-Union

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-10-24 15:53

The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville pancreatic cancer survivor hopes to inspire others: 'Never let anyone take away your hope'
The Florida Times-Union
Maryellen Bell prayed she would live long enough to see a grandchild born. In May 2016 the Jacksonville woman was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms of the disease, with a 5-year survival rate only of 9 percent. Such grim news ...
DFW To Demand Better For Patients, Survival At PurpleStride, The ...PR Newswire (press release)

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How to Ask for Help When Fighting Pancreatic Cancer - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

pancreatic cancer news headlines - Wed, 2018-10-24 14:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

How to Ask for Help When Fighting Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Many of us are taught from a young age to be independent and take care of things ourselves. But when facing challenging times – and a disease like pancreatic cancer – it is important to know when help is needed and to feel comfortable asking for it.
Jacksonville pancreatic cancer survivor hopes to inspire others: 'Never let anyone take away your hope'The Florida Times-Union
DFW To Demand Better For Patients, Survival At PurpleStride, The Walk To End Pancreatic CancerPR Newswire (press release)

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