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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 ...

Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Dies of Pancreatic Cancer - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-10-11 13:30

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Dies of Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The organization attacks pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy. PanCAN offers deep appreciation to Steitz for his contributions to the understanding of cellular and molecular biology and sends ...

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A Daughter's Passion to Fundraise for Lost Mother and Grandmother - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-10-11 10:55

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

A Daughter's Passion to Fundraise for Lost Mother and Grandmother
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Every supporter of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) has a personal story about how they came to the organization. In this video, discover why Kate Palasek volunteers for PurpleStride DFW, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, and how she ...

Two former Watertown men fight pancreatic cancer - Watertown Public Opinion

Thu, 2018-10-11 10:03

Watertown Public Opinion

Two former Watertown men fight pancreatic cancer
Watertown Public Opinion
“Once was when a guy said you're going to go to Vietnam and die and when Dr. Huber said you've got pancreatic cancer. Those were the two times in my life where I've been truly afraid,” said Moisan, a Watertown native and son of former Watertown Mayor, ...

Immunotherapy could cure advanced pancreatic cancer - Drug Target Review

Thu, 2018-10-11 06:04

Drug Target Review

Immunotherapy could cure advanced pancreatic cancer
Drug Target Review
The researchers used pancreatic cancer cells from humans with late-stage pancreatic cancer. They transplanted these cells into the mice. the patients own immune cells were modified to specifically identify and eliminate the cancer cells. These modified ...
Advanced pancreatic cancer: is killer cell-based immunotherapy a potential cure?Health Europa

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Atlanta's PurpleStride racing to cure pancreatic cancer - MDJOnline.com

Thu, 2018-10-11 01:00

Atlanta's PurpleStride racing to cure pancreatic cancer
MDJOnline.com
When you wage hope at PurpleStride Atlanta 2018, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease.

Latest AJCC TNM Staging System for Resected Pancreatic Cancer - Oncology Learning Network

Wed, 2018-10-10 13:09

Latest AJCC TNM Staging System for Resected Pancreatic Cancer
Oncology Learning Network
The most recent edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) TNM staging system for pancreatic cancer includes a more equal distribution among disease stages and increased prognostic accuracy compared with the previous version, results ...

Killer cell immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced pancreatic cancer - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 2018-10-10 09:27

Killer cell immunotherapy offers potential cure for advanced pancreatic cancer
EurekAlert (press release)
A new approach to treating pancreatic cancer using 'educated killer cells' has shown promise, according to early research by Queen Mary University of London. The new cell-based immunotherapy, which has not yet been tested in humans with pancreatic ...

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Stanford Spinout Bluestar Genomics Develops Epigenomic Method to Detect Pancreatic Cancer - GenomeWeb

Wed, 2018-10-10 09:12

Stanford Spinout Bluestar Genomics Develops Epigenomic Method to Detect Pancreatic Cancer
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Startup Bluestar Genomics, a spinout of the Stephen Quake lab at Stanford University, has uncovered a link between an epigenomic signal in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) and pancreatic cancer in patients. Based on its findings, ...

PurpleStride Walk To Raise Money For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network - CBS Pittsburgh

Wed, 2018-10-10 06:37

CBS Pittsburgh

PurpleStride Walk To Raise Money For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
CBS Pittsburgh
The PurpleStride walk will be held this weekend, which will raise money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network! More Latest Videos. Reporter Update: North Strabane Landslide Causing New ConcernsKDKA's John Shumway has the latest on the major ...

Tyme's SM-88 to be included in Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's (PanCAN's) Novel “Precision Promise(SM ... - P&T Community

Wed, 2018-10-10 06:00

Tyme's SM-88 to be included in Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's (PanCAN's) Novel “Precision Promise(SM ...
P&T Community
The objective of Precision Promise is to expedite the study and approval of promising therapies for pancreatic cancer by bringing multiple stakeholders together, including academic, industry and regulatory entities. The primary goal is to initially ...

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network volunteers planning events - The Inter-Mountain

Wed, 2018-10-10 01:25

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network volunteers planning events
The Inter-Mountain
PHILIPPI — Volunteers will host the eighth annual PurpleLight Vigil of Hope Oct. 21 at the Barbour County Courthouse Gazebo. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. The service will honor all those fighting ...

Nutrition Resources Help Survivor Post-Treatment - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Tue, 2018-10-09 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nutrition Resources Help Survivor Post-Treatment
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Marie had some complications from the surgery that had to be treated, in addition to nutritional challenges many people with pancreatic cancer face. “I had to relearn how to eat,” Marie recalled. She contacted the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's ...

Fort Pierre Man Spreading Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer - KELOLAND TV

Mon, 2018-10-08 18:31

KELOLAND TV

Fort Pierre Man Spreading Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer
KELOLAND TV
Sioux Falls, S.D. - It's not a common form of cancer but it is one of the most deadly. Pancreatic Cancer accounts for about 3-percent of all cancers but if you get it, it's a tough one to beat. John Moisan has gotten really bad news twice. "Once was ...





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