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6 Tips for Dealing with Chemo Brain - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Tue, 2018-08-07 11:47

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

6 Tips for Dealing with Chemo Brain
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Many patients undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, specifically chemotherapy, experience diminished cognitive function – a term the cancer community refers to as chemo brain. In general, chemo brain describes thinking and memory problems ...

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Kim Fields Remembers Her Facts of Life Co-Star Charlotte Rae: "My Heart Is Heavy" - Bravo (blog)

Tue, 2018-08-07 10:26

Bravo (blog)

Kim Fields Remembers Her Facts of Life Co-Star Charlotte Rae: "My Heart Is Heavy"
Bravo (blog)
“Last Monday, I found out I have bone cancer,” she said in a statement at the time, according to Entertainment Weekly. “About seven years ago, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer — which is a miracle that they found it because usually, it's too late.
A Tribute to Charlotte Rae, Comedian & ActressThe Jewish News
Charlotte Rae, Who Played Mrs. Garrett On '80s Sitcom 'Facts Of Life,' Dies At 92WAMC

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Focusing On You: Pancreatic Cancer Care at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center - CBS Miami

Tue, 2018-08-07 10:08

CBS Miami

Focusing On You: Pancreatic Cancer Care at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
CBS Miami
Dr. Nipun Merchant is director of the Pancreatic Cancer Research Institute at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System. For more information about pancreatic cancer, call 305-243-1000 or Click Here to visit ...
Rising Prevalence of Fatal Diseases to Boost Pancreatic Cancer ...The Global Health News (press release) (blog)

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Advocate, Champion Charlotte ... - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Mon, 2018-08-06 19:11

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Advocate, Champion Charlotte ...
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Manhattan Beach, Calif. – (August 6, 2018) Charlotte Rae, an American TV actress, comedian, singer and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) ...

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Advocate, Champion Charlotte ... - Yahoo News

Mon, 2018-08-06 16:12

Yahoo News

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Advocate, Champion Charlotte ...
Yahoo News
Though a Cause of Death Has Not Been Released, Rae Publicly Fought the World's Toughest Cancer since 2009MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Aug. 6, 2018 ...

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Post-op CT 'moderately' accurate in detecting recurrent pancreatic cancer - Radiology Business

Mon, 2018-08-06 14:24

Radiology Business

Post-op CT 'moderately' accurate in detecting recurrent pancreatic cancer
Radiology Business
In a medical landscape where the prognosis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) remains poor, postoperative CT and FDG PET-CT imaging could help detect disease recurrence, researchers reported in the European Journal of Radiology this ...

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Adjuvant mFOLFIRINOX Extends Survival in Pancreatic Cancer - LWW Journals

Mon, 2018-08-06 14:06

LWW Journals

Adjuvant mFOLFIRINOX Extends Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
LWW Journals
CHICAGO—A randomized, multicenter, phase III trial showed that patients with surgically resected pancreatic cancer lived a median of 20 months longer when treated with modified FOLFIRINOX in the adjuvant setting compared to single agent gemcitabine ...

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Remembering PanCAN Champion and Actress Charlotte Rae - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Mon, 2018-08-06 12:04

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Remembering PanCAN Champion and Actress Charlotte Rae
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Charlotte Rae, an American TV actress, comedian, singer and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) champion, has died. She was 92. No cause of death has been announced, but Rae publicly fought pancreatic cancer since 2009 and more recently, ...
Charlotte Rae, Mrs. Garrett on Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes, Dies at 92 After Cancer BattlePEOPLE.com
Charlotte Rae Cause of Death: How Did She Die?Heavy.com
The Facts of Life's Charlotte Rae Has Been Diagnosed with Bone Cancer at 91PEOPLE.com
Hollywood Reporter -EW.com
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Researchers find potential key to unlocking the immune system in pancreatic cancer - Medical Xpress

Mon, 2018-08-06 10:06

Medical Xpress

Researchers find potential key to unlocking the immune system in pancreatic cancer
Medical Xpress
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the United States, with just 8.5 percent of patients living five years following diagnosis. Pancreatic cancer is often diagnosed at late stages, which contributes to poor outcomes, and many cancers ...

Current status and dilemma of second-line treatment in advanced pancreatic cancer: is there a silver lining? - Dove Medical Press

Sun, 2018-08-05 19:08

Current status and dilemma of second-line treatment in advanced pancreatic cancer: is there a silver lining?
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Pancreatic cancer remains one of the most lethal malignant diseases worldwide. The majority of patients present with advanced disease and, therefore, need palliative chemotherapy. Some chemotherapeutic regimens have been well established as ...

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk - WNYT

Sun, 2018-08-05 04:53

WNYT

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk
WNYT
Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk. August 05, 2018 05:54 AM. Forum 13 - Neil and Shari Piper sit down with Asa and talk about a upcoming event to benefit pancreatic cancer research. 8/5/18. Advertisement – Content Continues Below ...

Blocking digestive hormone may prevent diet-induced pancreatic cancer - Science Daily

Fri, 2018-08-03 12:35

Blocking digestive hormone may prevent diet-induced pancreatic cancer
Science Daily
A high-fat diet may promote the growth of pancreatic cancer independent of obesity because of the interaction between dietary fat and cholecystokinin (CCK), a digestive hormone. In addition, blocking CCK may help prevent the spread of pancreatic tumors ...

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Branched-chain amino acid levels predict pancreatic cancer risk - Healio

Fri, 2018-08-03 09:57

Branched-chain amino acid levels predict pancreatic cancer risk
Healio
Higher levels of branched-chain amino acids in the blood correlated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer, according to research published in Gastroenterology. Ryoko Katagiri of the epidemiology and prevention group at National Cancer Center in ...

Locally Advanced Pancreas Cancer: Phase II LAPACT Trial - OncLive

Fri, 2018-08-03 09:08

OncLive

Locally Advanced Pancreas Cancer: Phase II LAPACT Trial
OncLive
Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD: This is a very topical area in pancreas cancer— borderline resectable and where the limits are in terms of the definitions. I think we all realize there are very nice prints on paper of where these actually fall. But, in truth ...

Pancreatic Cancer and New Onset Diabetes - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Fri, 2018-08-03 08:54

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Pancreatic Cancer and New Onset Diabetes
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Outside of these traditional presentations, new-onset adult diabetes mellitus (DM2) can represent a subtler manifestation of pancreatic cancer. “New-onset” usually refers to DM2 that has been diagnosed in fewer than 36 months. Hyperglycemia and DM2 can ...

Adjuvant/Neoadjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Fri, 2018-08-03 08:53

OncLive

Adjuvant/Neoadjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
John L. Marshall, MD: We're clearly doing this in rectal cancer, right? Everybody with some data is moving all of their postoperative treatment into preoperatively, to surgery. Is this the argument, just to do this in pancreas cancer, and get it in and ...

Pancreatic cancer cases on the rise - Bend Bulletin

Thu, 2018-08-02 20:46

Bend Bulletin

Pancreatic cancer cases on the rise
Bend Bulletin
As an avid reader of obituaries, I've been struck by how many people these days are succumbing to pancreatic cancer, a cancer long considered rare. And relatively speaking, it is still rare, accounting for just 3 percent of all cancers. But it is also ...
Feeling Your Best Inside and Out When Fighting Pancreatic Cancer ...Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

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Dr. Ulahannan on the PRODIGE 35 Trial in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Thu, 2018-08-02 16:06

OncLive

Dr. Ulahannan on the PRODIGE 35 Trial in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Susanna Ulahannan, MD, assistant professor, Section of Hematology/Oncology, associate director, Oklahoma TSET Phase I Program, Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma, discusses the phase II PRODIGE 35/PANOPTIMOX trial in ...

Dr. Conroy on the Findings With Adjuvant mFOLFIRINOX in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Wed, 2018-08-01 15:28

OncLive

Dr. Conroy on the Findings With Adjuvant mFOLFIRINOX in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Thierry Conroy, MD, medical oncologist, director, Institut de Cancerologie de Lorraine, discusses the findings with an adjuvant a modified FOLFIRINOX (mFOLFIRINOX) regimen in patients with nonmetastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. In a study of ...





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