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Teen invents artificial intelligence treatment for pancreatic cancer - The Week Magazine

Fri, 2018-10-19 00:59

The Week Magazine

Teen invents artificial intelligence treatment for pancreatic cancer
The Week Magazine
Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer deaths, and Rishab Jain, 13, has invented a treatment that could change that. The Oregon resident won the Young Scientist Challenge with his invention, an algorithm that uses artificial ...

Webinar on Latest Research Developments with PanCAN Chief Science Officer - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-10-18 14:56

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Webinar on Latest Research Developments with PanCAN Chief Science Officer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) announced today the availability of a recorded webinar featuring the organization's Chief Science Officer Lynn M. Matrisian, PhD, MBA, discussing some of the most exciting progress taking place today in the ...

Eighth AJCC TNM Staging Equalizes Distribution, Improves Prognostics of Pancreatic Cancer Stages - Oncology Nurse Advisor

Thu, 2018-10-18 13:56

Oncology Nurse Advisor

Eighth AJCC TNM Staging Equalizes Distribution, Improves Prognostics of Pancreatic Cancer Stages
Oncology Nurse Advisor
The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) established a standard system for cancer staging based on 3 key components: local tumor extent (T stage), dissemination to the regional lymph nodes (N stage), and metastatic spread to distant sites (M stage ...

Do People with Diabetes Have an Elevated Risk of Pancreatic Cancer? - A Sweet Life

Thu, 2018-10-18 10:27

A Sweet Life

Do People with Diabetes Have an Elevated Risk of Pancreatic Cancer?
A Sweet Life
Pancreatic cancer awareness has increased in recent years, in part because some high-profile people have died of it, including singer Aretha Franklin, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and actor Patrick Swayze. Although the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ...

Ask Patient Central: Molecular Profiling - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-10-18 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Ask Patient Central: Molecular Profiling
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) offers an Ask Patient Central series to provide helpful tips and information about commonly asked questions. Here, Danielle, one of the organization's highly trained and knowledgeable Patient Central ...

Oregon Teen Wins Young Scientist Award With AI Treatment for ... - Inside Edition

Wed, 2018-10-17 18:47

Inside Edition

Oregon Teen Wins Young Scientist Award With AI Treatment for ...
Inside Edition
A 13-year-old boy from Oregon has won the Young Scientist Challenge by inventing an artificial intelligence treatment for pancreatic cancer. Rishab Jain created ...
Oregon Teen Wins Young Scientist Award With AI Treatment for Pancreatic CancerNBC4i.com

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Expert Discusses Emerging Treatments in Early Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Wed, 2018-10-17 13:27

OncLive

Expert Discusses Emerging Treatments in Early Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Studies in the neoadjuvant and adjuvant settings of pancreatic cancer have brought excitement to this treatment paradigm. According to Afsaneh Barzi, MD, some of the most eagerly anticipated data in the field are from a combination study of adjuvant ...

Olaparib Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Pancreatic Cancer - Targeted Oncology

Wed, 2018-10-17 10:01

Targeted Oncology

Olaparib Granted Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Pancreatic Cancer
Targeted Oncology
The ongoing, randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III POLO trial (NCT02184195) is currently evaluating olaparib as maintenance therapy in patients with germline BRCA1/2-mutated metastatic pancreatic cancer whose disease has ...
FDA Grants Orphan Status to Targeted Treatment for Pancreatic CancerSpecialty Pharmacy Times
Lynparza Granted Orphan Drug Status for Pancreatic CancerMonthly Prescribing Reference
AstraZeneca, Merck's Lynparza gets FDA ODD for pancreatic cancerPharmaceutical Business Review

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FDA Grants Olaparib Orphan Drug Designation for Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Tue, 2018-10-16 16:42

OncLive

FDA Grants Olaparib Orphan Drug Designation for Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
“The FDA granting orphan drug designation is a positive step for patients with pancreatic cancer and continues to reinforce the importance of our collaboration in bringing Lynparza to more patients in need,” said Roy Baynes, senior vice president and ...
AstraZeneca, Merck Obtain Orphan Drug Designation for Lynparza for Pancreatic CancerR & D Magazine

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1000th Patient Receives Know Your Tumor® Report - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Tue, 2018-10-16 11:05

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

1000th Patient Receives Know Your Tumor® Report
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
“Based on our and others' results, we can confidently say that all pancreatic cancer patients should consider molecular profiling of their tumors,” Matrisian said. “Patients may have access through Know Your Tumor or directly through their treating ...

Pequannock soccer hosting pancreatic cancer fundraisers - Daily Record

Mon, 2018-10-15 04:55

Daily Record

Pequannock soccer hosting pancreatic cancer fundraisers
Daily Record
Pancreatic cancer "is a life-changing thing, regardless if it happens to your family or your friend's family. It changes everything." Sophie Daley and the Pequannock soccer teams want to do something to change that. The Golden Panthers are hosting ...

Killer cell immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced ... - Science Daily

Sun, 2018-10-14 16:15

seattlepi.com

Killer cell immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced ...
Science Daily
A new approach to treating pancreatic cancer using 'educated killer cells' has shown promise, according to early research.
Couple Pledge $1M to Cancer Research at UniversityU.S. News & World Report

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Pancreatic Cancer Walk Takes Place In Schenley Park - CBS Pittsburgh

Sat, 2018-10-13 14:26

CBS Pittsburgh

Pancreatic Cancer Walk Takes Place In Schenley Park
CBS Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thousands walked to end pancreatic cancer at PurpleStride Pittsburgh on Saturday on Overlook Drive in Schenley Park. pancreatic cancer walk Pancreatic Cancer Walk Takes Place In Schenley Park. Photo Credit: Tim Lawson/KDKA.

Grateful mom receives robotic pancreatic cancer surgery at LIJ - The Island Now

Fri, 2018-10-12 16:02

The Island Now

Grateful mom receives robotic pancreatic cancer surgery at LIJ
The Island Now
Joining in the family celebration at Long Island Jewish Medical Center was Dr. Gary Deutsch, the innovative surgeon who realized that Barros was the perfect candidate for a complex surgery known as the Whipple procedure to cure pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Barzi on Surgical Advances in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Fri, 2018-10-12 11:39

OncLive

Dr. Barzi on Surgical Advances in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Afsaneh Barzi, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses surgical advances in the treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer. Surgery has gotten more aggressive over time, especially when it comes ...

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Dr. Barzi on Surgical Advances in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Fri, 2018-10-12 11:39

OncLive

Dr. Barzi on Surgical Advances in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Afsaneh Barzi, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses surgical advances in the treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer. Surgery has gotten more aggressive over time, especially when it comes ...

Latest pancreatic cancer staging system "slightly" more prognostic - Journal of Clinical Pathways

Fri, 2018-10-12 06:55

Latest pancreatic cancer staging system "slightly" more prognostic
Journal of Clinical Pathways
By Marilynn Larkin. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Compared to the previous edition, the recently released eighth edition of the TNM staging system shows a modest increase in prognostic accuracy for patients with resected pancreatic ductal cancer, ...

How Sharing Health Data Accelerates Research - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-10-11 14:32

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

How Sharing Health Data Accelerates Research
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
More than 1,400 people have shared their health data with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) through its Patient Registry. The Patient Registry is a global online database created to look for patterns in treatments, side effect management ...

Progress against pancreatic cancer - MIT News

Thu, 2018-10-11 13:42

MIT News

Progress against pancreatic cancer
MIT News
Genetically complex and hard to detect in its early stages, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer mortality in the U.S. It is also a long-standing staple of the MIT cancer research portfolio, with multiple active projects at the Koch ...





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