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PurpleStride, The Walk To End Pancreatic Cancer, Returns To Chicago On June 24 - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2018-06-06 06:06

PR Newswire (press release)

PurpleStride, The Walk To End Pancreatic Cancer, Returns To Chicago On June 24
PR Newswire (press release)
CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of passionate participants will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride Chicago on June 24. The community event is hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action ...

Preoperative chemoradiotherapy improves pancreatic cancer survival - Healio

Tue, 2018-06-05 15:47

Preoperative chemoradiotherapy improves pancreatic cancer survival
Healio
CHICAGO — Preoperative chemotherapy with radiation demonstrated a significant survival benefit compared with surgery alone among patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer, according to preliminary results of the phase 3 randomized ...

Major pancreatic cancer breakthrough - Medical Xpress

Tue, 2018-06-05 06:59

Medical Xpress

Major pancreatic cancer breakthrough
Medical Xpress
Clinical trial results presented today at a prestigious cancer meeting in Chicago show substantial increased survival rates for pancreatic cancer patients who received a four-drug chemotherapy combination known as mFOLFIRINOX after surgery. Pancreatic ...
Chemoradiotherapy Before Surgery Could Extend Lives of Pancreatic Cancer PatientsTechnology Networks
Adjuvant Chemotherapy Guided by a 21-Gene Expression Assay in Breast Cancer | NEJMNew England Journal of Medicine

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Researchers Say New 4-Drug Chemo 'Cocktail' Could Be A Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough Treatment - Tech Times

Mon, 2018-06-04 20:27

Tech Times

Researchers Say New 4-Drug Chemo 'Cocktail' Could Be A Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough Treatment
Tech Times
On June 5 at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference, researchers presented the findings of a promising new treatment for pancreatic cancer patients. It will be primarily given to patients with cancer that hasn't spread yet ...

New Treatments May Boost Pancreatic Cancer Odds - WebMD

Mon, 2018-06-04 15:23

WebMD

New Treatments May Boost Pancreatic Cancer Odds
WebMD
MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Innovative ways of using chemotherapy can significantly extend the lives of patients with pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly cancers known, two new clinical trials report. A four-drug chemo "cocktail" ...
Pancreatic Cancer Survival Jumps With Postsurgical Chemo ComboOncLive
Best Survival Ever in Resectable Pancreatic CancerMedscape

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Researchers: Drug combo helping pancreatic cancer patients - News 12 Bronx

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:23

News 12 Bronx

Researchers: Drug combo helping pancreatic cancer patients
News 12 Bronx
Researchers say pancreatic cancer patients taking a four-drug combo are living longer then people on a single standard cancer drug. More. Top Video. Family of boy killed by MTA bus plans to sue 01:57; Historic cemetery rests in pieces within Van ...

Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy May Improve OS Over Adjuvant Standard-of-Care in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:22

OncLive

Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy May Improve OS Over Adjuvant Standard-of-Care in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Preoperative treatment with chemotherapy and radiation improved overall survival (OS) rates for patients with resectable or borderline resectable pancreatic cancer compared with immediate surgery, according to preliminary results from the phase III ...

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PurpleStride Milwaukee: Thousands walk, run with goal of ending pancreatic cancer, 'the #3 killer' - fox6now.com

Sun, 2018-06-03 21:52

fox6now.com

PurpleStride Milwaukee: Thousands walk, run with goal of ending pancreatic cancer, 'the #3 killer'
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE -- It's the world's toughest cancer, but folks in Milwaukee are fighting back, coming together on Sunday, June 3 to walk and run, making strides in the effort to end pancreatic cancer. "It's the number three cancer killer, and it's increasing ...

ASCO 2018 news briefing: progress against pancreatic cancer thanks to chemo combo and timing - Cancer Research UK (blog)

Sun, 2018-06-03 20:56

Cancer Research UK (blog)

ASCO 2018 news briefing: progress against pancreatic cancer thanks to chemo combo and timing
Cancer Research UK (blog)
One study found a powerful cocktail of four chemotherapy drugs was better than a single drug at extending the lives of pancreatic cancer patients after surgery. A key factor in this treatment is making sure the patient is well enough for the combination.

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FibroGen Presents Clinical Results of Pamrevlumab Treatment in Patients with Locally Advanced Unresectable ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Sun, 2018-06-03 20:31

FibroGen Presents Clinical Results of Pamrevlumab Treatment in Patients with Locally Advanced Unresectable ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
“These are some of the most exciting clinical trial results in locally advanced pancreatic cancer I have seen since I began treating pancreatic cancer patients,” said Dr. Picozzi. “The data suggest that pamrevlumab in combination with chemotherapy has ...

Hundreds walk Saturday to fight pancreatic cancer - KSFY

Sat, 2018-06-02 23:28

KSFY

Hundreds walk Saturday to fight pancreatic cancer
KSFY
Survivors said it was amazing to see so many people come out for a great cause. "I survived for a reason and I think one of the reasons I survived was to be standing on stage and basically giving people hope," said Steve Yed, a pancreatic cancer survivor.

Purple Stride prepares to take over Miller Park for Pancreatic Cancer awareness - WISN Milwaukee

Sat, 2018-06-02 09:42

WISN Milwaukee

Purple Stride prepares to take over Miller Park for Pancreatic Cancer awareness
WISN Milwaukee
Purple Stride Milwaukee is the biggest walk and run in support of pancreatic cancer awareness in the country. The event takes place at Miller Park on Sunday, June 3rd. WISN 12's Sally Severson is the master of ceremonies. More information can be found ...

6 Things to Know about Cancer Blood Tests, or Liquid Biopsies, for Early Detection - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (blog)

Fri, 2018-06-01 15:14

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (blog)

6 Things to Know about Cancer Blood Tests, or Liquid Biopsies, for Early Detection
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (blog)
Because pancreatic cancer is relatively rare, and because the majority of cases are sporadic (no known cause), screening tests for new early detection tools need to be conducted on people considered at an elevated risk for the disease. It's important ...

Organoid profiling identifies treatments for pancreatic cancer - Science Daily

Fri, 2018-06-01 13:40

Science Daily

Organoid profiling identifies treatments for pancreatic cancer
Science Daily
"We've been able to identify an approach to prioritize treatment strategies for pancreas cancer patients, with the goal of giving them the best shot at survival and the best shot at a good quality of life," says Dr. Hervé Tiriac, a researcher in ...

Brewers medical director finds 'awesome' support in battle with pancreatic cancer - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fri, 2018-06-01 12:23

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers medical director finds 'awesome' support in battle with pancreatic cancer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
That's the day he heard two of the scariest words a doctor can utter: pancreatic cancer. “I googled it and it said there was a 9% survival rate,” Caplinger said. “To be brutally honest, there was a lot of crying that day, a lot of shock.” Caplinger ...

Organoids Accurately Predict Treatment Response of Pancreatic Cancer Patients - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2018-05-31 11:01

Organoids Accurately Predict Treatment Response of Pancreatic Cancer Patients
PR Newswire (press release)
The researchers demonstrated that the patient-derived organoids, which are three-dimensional hollow spheres of cells cultured from tumors, can quickly and accurately predict how patients with pancreatic cancer respond to a variety of treatments ...

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St. Luke's doctors using robotic surgery to battle pancreatic cancer - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2018-05-31 10:05

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

St. Luke's doctors using robotic surgery to battle pancreatic cancer
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
MILWAUKEE -- Doctors at St. Luke's Hospital are using a new technique in battling pancreatic cancer. They have started using a robot to perform the whipple surgery on pancreatic cancer patients. "There are a few centers around the country doing this ...

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's PurpleStride 5K run and 1-mile walk scheduled for June 9 - cleveland.com

Thu, 2018-05-31 08:56

cleveland.com

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's PurpleStride 5K run and 1-mile walk scheduled for June 9
cleveland.com
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) fundraiser takes place at 8 a.m. June 9 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. "PurpleStride is an annual event that we do with PanCan to support research and knowledge about pancreatic cancer," PurpleStride ...
PurpleStride Cleveland to be held June 9Cleveland Jewish News

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Three-Biomarker Panel Distinguishes Pancreatic Cancer From Normal Tissue - Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

Wed, 2018-05-30 23:07

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

Three-Biomarker Panel Distinguishes Pancreatic Cancer From Normal Tissue
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
A panel of three immunohistochemical biomarkers was able to differentiate pancreatic cancer from surrounding normal tissue with 100% sensitivity, researchers have found. Distinguishing benign lesions from hepatopancreaticobiliary malignancies is difficult.

For Some Hard-To-Find Tumors, Doctors See Promise In Artificial Intelligence - NPR

Wed, 2018-05-30 15:47

NPR

For Some Hard-To-Find Tumors, Doctors See Promise In Artificial Intelligence
NPR
One particularly intriguing line of research seeks to train computers to diagnose one of the deadliest of all malignancies, pancreatic cancer, when the disease is still readily treatable. That's the vision of Dr. Elliot Fishman, a professor of ...





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