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New nanomedicine could prevent progression of pancreatic cancer - ISRAEL21c

Sun, 2018-01-21 02:32

ISRAEL21c

New nanomedicine could prevent progression of pancreatic cancer
ISRAEL21c
The study may serve as a basis for the development of a medicine that can treat pancreatic and other cancers. Though 75 percent of pancreatic cancer patients die within 12 months of diagnosis, about 7% survive more than five years. “We thought that if ...

Nab-Paclitaxel/Gemcitabine Effective for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Sat, 2018-01-20 12:18

OncLive

Nab-Paclitaxel/Gemcitabine Effective for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
“Since its approval to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer in 2013, the Abraxane plus gemcitabine regimen has become a standard of care in first-line metastatic pancreatic cancer,” Nadim Ahmed, president, Hematology and Oncology for Celgene, the company ...

Novel liquid biopsy identifies combinations of mutations in early-stage pancreatic cancer - Healio

Sat, 2018-01-20 09:07

Novel liquid biopsy identifies combinations of mutations in early-stage pancreatic cancer
Healio
A novel blood assay successfully identified tumor-specific DNA and protein biomarkers in a cohort of patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer. “Few patients with pancreatic cancer survive longer than 5 years, in part because most patients are ...

Dr. Pishvaian Discusses Results of Entrectinib in Metastatic Pancreas Cancer - OncLive

Fri, 2018-01-19 17:29

OncLive

Dr. Pishvaian Discusses Results of Entrectinib in Metastatic Pancreas Cancer
OncLive
Michael Pishvaian, MD, PhD, director, Phase I Clinical Program, co-director of the Ruesch Center Pancreatic Cancer Program Medical Oncology, Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer, Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive ...

Tyme Announces Positive Efficacy Data for SM-88 in Pancreatic Cancer at 2018 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Fri, 2018-01-19 11:46

Tyme Announces Positive Efficacy Data for SM-88 in Pancreatic Cancer at 2018 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tyme Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TYME), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer therapeutics, today announced efficacy and safety data for SM-88 in patients with advanced metastatic or ...
Tyme Tech's lead candidate shows positive effect in early-stage pancreatic cancer study; shares ahead 2%Seeking Alpha

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Narrowing the gap toward precision medicine for pancreatic cancer - Medical Xpress

Fri, 2018-01-19 08:39

Narrowing the gap toward precision medicine for pancreatic cancer
Medical Xpress
"As many elegant studies have found, stroma in pancreatic cancer is a double-edged sword – it can be both protective and promoting," said Yeh, who is a UNC Lineberger member, a professor in the UNC School of Medicine Division of Surgical Oncology and ...

Group gives 'hope' in seed money for pancreatic cancer research ... - WCPO

Thu, 2018-01-18 20:00

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Group gives 'hope' in seed money for pancreatic cancer research ...
WCPO
Susan Hunt founded Give Hope in an effort to get new pancreatic cancer research off the ground.

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Life-Saving Early Cancer Detection Could Be Vastly Improved With New Blood Test - Newsweek

Thu, 2018-01-18 15:59

Newsweek

Life-Saving Early Cancer Detection Could Be Vastly Improved With New Blood Test
Newsweek
Finding out if you have one of eight cancers could someday be as simple as having your blood drawn, thanks to a new test. For five of these cancers, the test, called CancerSEEK, would be the first-ever screening of its kind to become available. It ...
'Liquid biopsy' promises early detection for cancerScience Magazine
Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'BBC News
Researchers develop blood test that can detect early-stage cancerNews 12 Long Island
The Guardian -The Hub at Johns Hopkins -The Conversation UK -Science
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PEGPH20 Plus mFOLFIRINOX Worsens OS Among Patients With Pancreatic Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Thu, 2018-01-18 12:48

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PEGPH20 Plus mFOLFIRINOX Worsens OS Among Patients With Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Therapy Advisor
... human hyaluronidase (PEGPH20) to modified FOLFIRINOX (mFOLFIRINOX) may negative affect overall survival (OS) among patients with pancreatic cancer, according to research being presented at the 2018 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San ...

New precision medicine approach for metastatic pancreatic cancer - News-Medical.net

Thu, 2018-01-18 08:39

News-Medical.net

New precision medicine approach for metastatic pancreatic cancer
News-Medical.net
Using the new approach, researchers will study the RNA; the tissue-specific copy of a cancer cell's DNA, rather than the DNA itself. This will give a much more accurate picture of the genetic programs operating inside a tumor that enable its survival ...
Novel precision medicine trial for metastatic pancreatic cancerEurekAlert (press release)

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What Was Edwin Hawkins's Cause of Death? Pancreatic Cancer Killed 'Oh Happy Day' Singer - Newsweek

Tue, 2018-01-16 12:36

Newsweek

What Was Edwin Hawkins's Cause of Death? Pancreatic Cancer Killed 'Oh Happy Day' Singer
Newsweek
Gospel singer Edwin Hawkins died at his California home on Monday, according to the New York Times. The singer, who is best known for the timeless gospel song “Oh Happy Day,” was 74 years old. A representative for Hawkins confirmed that the singer died ...
Edwin Hawkins, Known for the Hit 'Oh Happy Day,' Is Dead at 74New York Times
Edwin Hawkins, gospel star whose 'Oh, Happy Day' was a crossover ...Washington Post
Bay Area gospel legend remembered for his musical geniusKGO-TV
Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Drug trio aims at two cell types in pancreatic cancer - Futurity: Research News

Tue, 2018-01-16 10:07

Futurity: Research News

Drug trio aims at two cell types in pancreatic cancer
Futurity: Research News
Ultimately, physicians could use information from the pancreas tumor biopsy about volume and predominance of cancer cells and non-cancerous inflammatory cells that affect the immune system, and then plan the best treatment. “People with pancreatic ...
Pancreatic Cancer Drug Market Analysis, Manufacturing Cost Structure, Growth Opportunities, Market Drivers And ...MilTech

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Pancreatic Tumors May Require a One-Two-Three Punch - University of Rochester (press release) (blog)

Mon, 2018-01-15 00:02

University of Rochester (press release) (blog)

Pancreatic Tumors May Require a One-Two-Three Punch
University of Rochester (press release) (blog)
One of the many difficult things about pancreatic cancer is that tumors are resistant to most treatments because of their unique density and cell composition. However, in a new Wilmot Cancer Institute study, scientists discovered that a three-drug ...

Creative Bath Products, Inc. Donates $3.9 Million to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2018-01-10 17:02

Creative Bath Products, Inc. Donates $3.9 Million to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research
PR Newswire (press release)
WOODBURY, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lustgarten Foundation announced today that it received nearly $4 million from Creative Bath Products, Inc. to support pancreatic cancer research. The Central Islip headquartered Creative Bath ...

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Pancreatic cancer accelerated by stress, finds study | EurekAlert ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2018-01-10 12:25

Pancreatic cancer accelerated by stress, finds study | EurekAlert ...
EurekAlert (press release)
NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 10, 2018) -- A new study shows that stress accelerates the development of pancreatic cancer by triggering the release of "fight-or-flight" hormones. Beta-blockers--commonly used medications that inhibit these hormones--were found to ...

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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Urges All Pancreatic Cancer ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2018-01-10 12:03

PR Newswire (press release)

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Urges All Pancreatic Cancer ...
PR Newswire (press release)
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pancreatic cancer patients who participate in clinical research have better outcomes. So this January, National Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials Awareness Month, and throughout the year ...
Know All of Your Options: Clinical Trials Save Lives | HuffPostHuffPost

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Novel Technology Emerging in GI Cancer Treatment Landscape - OncLive

Tue, 2018-01-09 11:02

OncLive

Novel Technology Emerging in GI Cancer Treatment Landscape
OncLive
These new technologies have helped up overcomes those limitations, with pancreatic cancer as an example. We are giving 2 to 3 times the normal dose of radiation to these malignancies, and we have now—for the first time ever—a tail to the survival ...

Novel Approaches May Push Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Forward - OncLive

Mon, 2018-01-08 17:14

OncLive

Novel Approaches May Push Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Forward
OncLive
There are several novel therapeutic approaches under investigation for the treatment of patients with pancreatic cancer. Immunotherapy, for example, has become an area of excitement, with early combination studies showing activity in these tumors. A ...

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Manton, Buckley team up to battle pancreatic cancer - Cadillac News

Mon, 2018-01-08 04:07

Manton, Buckley team up to battle pancreatic cancer
Cadillac News
MANTON — The Manton and Buckley boys basketball program are teaming up to help battle pancreatic cancer. Longtime Cadillac High School boys basketball coach, teacher and counselor Jeff McDonald battled the disease before passing away in July, 2015. He ...





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