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Starving Tumors of Important Amino Acid May Extend Survival in Pancreatic Cancer - OncLive

Mon, 2018-10-08 12:41

OncLive

Starving Tumors of Important Amino Acid May Extend Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
OncLive
Investigators are evaluating whether eryaspase (Graspa), an L-asparaginase-based therapy that triggers tumor cell death, can extend survival for patients with pancreatic cancer. Patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma have few effective ...

18th annual Lustgarten Walk draws 5000 to help fight pancreatic cancer - Newsday

Mon, 2018-10-08 12:03

Newsday

18th annual Lustgarten Walk draws 5000 to help fight pancreatic cancer
Newsday
About 5,000 people gathered at Jones Beach State Park on Sunday, for the annual Lustgarten Walk to raise money to find a cure for the pancreatic cancer. (Credit: James Carbone). Comments. Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here's why.

A Daughter Volunteers in Tribute to Her Dad - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Mon, 2018-10-08 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

A Daughter Volunteers in Tribute to Her Dad
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
'Nobody knows you better than you do,' and when it comes to dealing with pancreatic cancer, this old saying still rings true. Far too many pancreatic cancer patients are misdiagnosed, and it costs them their life. This was the case for Michelle Lippert ...

Dickson man to bike to Los Angeles to raise money for pancreatic cancer in memory of mom - WZTV

Mon, 2018-10-08 08:41

WZTV

Dickson man to bike to Los Angeles to raise money for pancreatic cancer in memory of mom
WZTV
A Dickson man and his son are planning to bike from Tennessee to Los Angeles in hopes of raising money for pancreatic cancer. James Payne says his mother passed away from the disease just 15 days after her diagnosis in 2014, leaving the family no time ...

San Diegans walk to end pancreatic cancer - CBS 8 San Diego

Sun, 2018-10-07 20:30

CBS 8 San Diego

San Diegans walk to end pancreatic cancer
CBS 8 San Diego
San Diegans are taking strides in the fight against pancreatic cancer. Hundreds gathered at Mission Bay Sunday morning for the 2018 purple stride walk, which was emceed by News 8's Eric Kahnert. The walk raises money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action ...
Hundreds attend Purple Stride Walk in CatonsvilleFox Baltimore

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Predictive role of skin rash in advanced pancreatic cancer patients treated with gemcitabine plus erlotinib: a ... - Dove Medical Press

Sun, 2018-10-07 18:07

Predictive role of skin rash in advanced pancreatic cancer patients treated with gemcitabine plus erlotinib: a ...
Dove Medical Press
Purpose: The survival benefit from gemcitabine plus erlotinib was on average marginal for advanced pancreatic cancer (APC) patients. Skin rash developed shortly after starting treatment seemed to be associated with better efficacy and might be used to ...

18th annual Lustgarten Walk draws 5000 to help fight pancreatic cancer - Newsday

Sun, 2018-10-07 16:39

Newsday

18th annual Lustgarten Walk draws 5000 to help fight pancreatic cancer
Newsday
Around this time last year, Laura Polen was in the hospital. She was recovering from an eight-hour procedure to treat her pancreatic cancer, while her family was at the annual Lustgarten Walk to raise money to find a cure for the disease. On Sunday ...

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18th annual Lustgarten Walk draws 5000 to help fight pancreatic cancer - Newsday

Sun, 2018-10-07 14:33

Newsday

18th annual Lustgarten Walk draws 5000 to help fight pancreatic cancer
Newsday
Around this time last year, Laura Polen was in the hospital. She was recovering from an eight-hour procedure to treat her pancreatic cancer, while her family was at the annual Lustgarten Walk to raise money to find a cure for the disease. On Sunday ...

Local oncology firm opens clinical trial for pancreatic cancer therapy - Naples Herald

Sat, 2018-10-06 04:09

Naples Herald

Local oncology firm opens clinical trial for pancreatic cancer therapy
Naples Herald
South Florida Surgical Oncology announced it is among the first hospitals in the United States and the only hospital in Fort Myers to begin enrolling patients in a Phase III clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of a new approach to treating ...

Compound Derived From Chinese Tree Bark Shows Promise as Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer - BioSpace (press release) (blog)

Fri, 2018-10-05 14:15

Compound Derived From Chinese Tree Bark Shows Promise as Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
BioSpace (press release) (blog)
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat. Even with aggressive treatment, only 6% to 8% of patients will survive 5 years beyond the time of diagnosis. The biggest challenges stem from the fact that pancreatic tumors are very ...

Friday Fix: 5 Healthy Fast-Food Finds - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Fri, 2018-10-05 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Friday Fix: 5 Healthy Fast-Food Finds
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) recommends visiting your favorite fast food website before you dine to learn about nutritional information. Be sure to compare not just calories and fat, but also cholesterol, sugar, fiber, sodium and protein.

Researchers identify sex-specific genetic risk factor for pancreatic cancer - News-Medical.net

Fri, 2018-10-05 02:31

News-Medical.net

Researchers identify sex-specific genetic risk factor for pancreatic cancer
News-Medical.net
In a new study from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, researchers have found that mutation of a gene called ATRX may lead to increased risk of developing pancreatitis and pancreatic ...

Monroe brewery raising funds for pancreatic cancer - Monroe Monitor

Thu, 2018-10-04 22:57

Monroe Monitor

Monroe brewery raising funds for pancreatic cancer
Monroe Monitor
Kimberly Stoll-French's uncle died six weeks after his pancreatic cancer diagnosis. She now knows a short prognosis is common among patients who develop the disease. “It is not one of the more well-known cancers, and unfortunately there aren't many ...

Genetic mutation may increase risk of pancreatic cancer in females - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 2018-10-04 11:10

EurekAlert (press release)

Genetic mutation may increase risk of pancreatic cancer in females
EurekAlert (press release)
The research team examined the effects of ATRX mutation in the adult pancreas using preclinical models. They deleted the ATRX gene and then studied its effect on susceptibility to pancreatic cancer. The team discovered that deleting the gene in females ...

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A Caregiver Finds Hope After Losing Her Parents - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-10-04 10:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

A Caregiver Finds Hope After Losing Her Parents
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Katy Keene would never have imagined that she would come face-to-face with pancreatic cancer twice in her life. She would never have imagined that it would hit both of her parents with shattering results. Keene lost her mother and her father to the ...

Purplestride, The Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer, Comes to San Diego on Sunday October 7th at De Anza Cove - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Wed, 2018-10-03 21:26

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Purplestride, The Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer, Comes to San Diego on Sunday October 7th at De Anza Cove
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) – Thousands will walk this Sunday October 7, to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride San Diego (www.PurpleStride.org/SanDiego). The community and fundraising event presented by ...

Pancreatic Cancer Advisor - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Tue, 2018-10-02 13:45

Pancreatic Cancer Advisor
Cancer Therapy Advisor
A novel drug-delivery method that uses gemcitabine-laden poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid)-based microparticles (MPs) to treat pancreatic cancer is under investigation — and researchers running the experiment at Mount Sinai in New York, New York, were ...

Effect of Neuroendocrine Tumor Classification Updates on Survival Rates in Pancreatic Cancer - Cancer Therapy Advisor

Tue, 2018-10-02 13:45

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Effect of Neuroendocrine Tumor Classification Updates on Survival Rates in Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Because pancreatic NETs generally have a much better prognosis than other cancers of the pancreas, their inclusion in the same category as the other pancreatic cancers — namely, in the same group as pancreatic adenocarcinomas — may mean that ...

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Corcept Therapeutics Receives Orphan Designation for Relacorilant as Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer - Nasdaq

Mon, 2018-10-01 06:19

Corcept Therapeutics Receives Orphan Designation for Relacorilant as Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
Nasdaq
"We are pleased the FDA has granted relacorilant orphan drug status for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis and patients have few treatment options," said Joseph K. Belanoff, M.D., Corcept's Chief Executive Officer.

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