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It Starts with Someone: Allison Rosenzweig, PhD - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Wed, 2018-08-01 12:04

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

It Starts with Someone: Allison Rosenzweig, PhD
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Editor's note: Our “It Starts with Someone” series chronicles all kinds of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) supporters – volunteers, survivors, caregivers, advocates, researchers – and describes the “someone” who has impacted their efforts in ...

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Look for this in your stools when you got to the toilet - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2018-08-01 12:00

Express.co.uk

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Look for this in your stools when you got to the toilet
Express.co.uk
Pancreatic cancer symptoms can be vague and may come and go to begin with. Common symptoms include abdominal and back pain, unexplained weight loss and indigestion. But a range of other symptoms can also occur, three of which are linked to your ...

Building a Support System for Patients - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Wed, 2018-08-01 11:38

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Building a Support System for Patients
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Getting diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and living with the disease can be confusing and highly emotional. Throughout the journey, support is critical for every patient to find some sense of well-being in their daily lives. Understandably, many ...

Cordycepin induces apoptosis in human pancreatic cancer cells via the mitochondrial-mediated intrinsic pathway and ... - Dove Medical Press

Tue, 2018-07-31 20:23

Cordycepin induces apoptosis in human pancreatic cancer cells via the mitochondrial-mediated intrinsic pathway and ...
Dove Medical Press
Methods: The antitumor viability of cordycepin on human pancreatic cancer MIAPaCa-2 and Capan-1 cells was determined by colony formation assays. Annexin V/PI double staining and flow cytometry assay were used to investigate whether cordycepin ...

Cannabinoid improves survival rates of mice with pancreatic cancer - Science Daily

Tue, 2018-07-31 13:39

Medical News Today

Cannabinoid improves survival rates of mice with pancreatic cancer
Science Daily
"The life expectancy for pancreatic cancer patients has barely changed in the last 40 years because there are very few, and mostly only palliative care, treatments available. Given the five-year survival rate for people with pancreatic cancer is less ...
Pancreatic cancer: Cannabis compound may boost survivalMedical News Today
Cannabis, chemo combo improved pancreatic cancer survival in miceUPI.com
Cannabis Combo Therapy Triples Pancreatic Cancer Survival RateGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
The Guardian -Nature
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Fact or Fib Tuesday: Is medicinal cannabis being used to treat pancreatic cancer? - EverythingLubbock.com

Tue, 2018-07-31 11:55

EverythingLubbock.com

Fact or Fib Tuesday: Is medicinal cannabis being used to treat pancreatic cancer?
EverythingLubbock.com
LUBBOCK, Texas - KAMC's Avery Travis and Alex O'Brien try to figure out the facts from the fibs in Tuesday's health news. Fact or fib? A gene test can reveal millions of Americans' risk for cancer or heart disease. Fact or fib? Children are less likely ...

HealthWatch: Pancreatic Cancer from Mouse To Man: Medicine's Next Big Thing? - WeAreGreenBay.com

Tue, 2018-07-31 11:15

WeAreGreenBay.com

HealthWatch: Pancreatic Cancer from Mouse To Man: Medicine's Next Big Thing?
WeAreGreenBay.com
SAN ANTONIO, TX. (Ivanhoe Newswire - Pancreatic cancer causes the deaths of 95 percent of the people diagnosed with it. Chemotherapy helps but is only able to extend survival for a few months. Now, researchers have a new tool allowing them to much ...

Cannabis, chemo combo improved pancreatic cancer survival in mice - UPI.com

Tue, 2018-07-31 10:34

UPI.com

Cannabis, chemo combo improved pancreatic cancer survival in mice
UPI.com
Researchers found mice with pancreatic cancer that were treated with medical cannabis and chemotherapy survived almost three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone. Photo by 7raysmarketing/Pixabay. July 31 (UPI) -- Mice with ...

8 Things to Know About a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Tue, 2018-07-31 08:08

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

8 Things to Know About a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, you may be wondering things like, what stage is the cancer? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? What are the best treatment options? And the questions certainly don't stop there.

Pancreatic cancer: Cannabis compound may boost survival - Medical News Today

Tue, 2018-07-31 05:33

Medical News Today

Pancreatic cancer: Cannabis compound may boost survival
Medical News Today
According to data from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), in the United States, there will be an estimated 55,440 new cases of pancreatic cancer by the end of this year. Treatments for this type of cancer include surgical resection (the removal of ...
Cannabinoid improves survival rates of mice with pancreatic cancerScience Daily
Cannabis Combo Therapy Triples Pancreatic Cancer Survival RateGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Substance in cannabis 'could boost pancreatic cancer treatments'The Guardian
Drug Target Review -Nature
all 99 news articles »

Friendships Span Thousands of Miles, Oceans - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Mon, 2018-07-30 08:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Friendships Span Thousands of Miles, Oceans
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Editor's note: July 30 is International Day of Friendship. Though pancreatic cancer can devastate lives, it can also be a bridge – uniting, binding and leading to enduring friendships. In some cases, these friendships span thousands of miles and ...

First Chemotherapy Appointment: What To Expect - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Fri, 2018-07-27 08:03

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

First Chemotherapy Appointment: What To Expect
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) recently interviewed one of our Patient Central Associates about what to expect during chemotherapy and specifically, in preparing for the first appointment. Here are her tips: Q: How should I prepare for ...

Friday Fix: Healthy Summer Drinks - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Fri, 2018-07-27 08:00

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Friday Fix: Healthy Summer Drinks
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
“As a cancer patient, proper hydration is critical to maintaining your body's balance,” said Calleigh Reardon, University of Houston Dietetic intern from the Office of Maria Petzel. “Common pancreatic cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and ...

The Current Status of Pancreatic Cancer Legislative Priorities - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-07-26 18:34

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

The Current Status of Pancreatic Cancer Legislative Priorities
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's (PanCAN) legislative priorities are to increase the federal research investment into the disease – a disease with no early detection test or effective treatment options. For the fourth year in a row, Congress has ...

Pancreatic cancer claims beloved science teacher - Florida Today

Thu, 2018-07-26 13:49

Florida Today

Pancreatic cancer claims beloved science teacher
Florida Today
Toward the end of the 2017-18 school year, Guisbert started teaching students a new lesson – how to cope with cancer. Guisbert learned in April that he had pancreatic cancer. On Wednesday, his brief battle came to an end. Guisbert died at age 51 ...

Carson City Kiwanis presenting 5th annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Tournament - Nevada Appeal

Thu, 2018-07-26 10:38

Nevada Appeal

Carson City Kiwanis presenting 5th annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Tournament
Nevada Appeal
The 5th annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament — a four-person scramble with men's, women's, mixed division and senior flights — is set for Sept. 15 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Presented by the Carson City Kiwanis Club, the tournament at ...

What You Need to Know About Genetic and Molecular Testing - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Thu, 2018-07-26 07:01

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

What You Need to Know About Genetic and Molecular Testing
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
For pancreatic cancer, around 5 to 10 percent of cases are thought to be hereditary, which means a risk for the disease runs in the family. When a mutation occurs in a person's gamete (egg or sperm), it is referred to as a germline mutation. Germline ...

Adjuvant therapy for pancreas cancer: Real progress at last? - Healio

Wed, 2018-07-25 08:05

Adjuvant therapy for pancreas cancer: Real progress at last?
Healio
It seems that we may finally be seeing a real glimmer of hope for patients with pancreas cancer that has not metastasized clinically. Although it has long been known that surgical procedures, such as a Whipple's resection, may achieve cure in ...





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