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Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer of pancreas (or pancreatic cancer) is an abnormal growth of cells, or a tumor, in the pancreas.

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New Drug to Treat Highly Aggressive Pancreatic Cancer Developed
New drug has been developed to treat highly aggressive and fatal pancreatic cancer which can inhibit two major pathways of the malignant disease. The .....
Blocking Digestive Hormone Helps Inhibit Diet-Induced Pancreatic Cancer
Blocking a digestive hormone, known as Cholecystokinin (CCK) can help prevent diet-induced pancreatic cancer spread to other areas in the body, report.....
Cannabinoid may Boost Survival Rate for Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Cannabinoid compound was found to hold hope for pancreatic cancer patients, said researchers.

According to the researchers, the cannabinoi.....
Breath Tests May Help Detect Pancreatic Cancer Early
Breath tests may help early detection of pancreatic cancer, when curative treatments may be possible, reports a new study. The findings of the study a.....
Mutable Pancreatic Cancer Cells are More Dangerous: Study
Spread of pancreatic cancer to the liver depends on the plasticity of the cancer cells. If the cells are unable to establish cell-to-cell contacts, th.....


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Type 3c (Pancreatogenic) Diabetes - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Pancreatogenic diabetes or type 3c diabetes is a form of secondary diabetes, associated with a primary disorder of the exocrine portion of the pancreas... Read More
Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas may show up as acute pancreatitis or chronic pain. Alcohol consumption is the main offender. Treatment requires hospitalization and at times surgery... Read More
Pancreatic Cancer - All About the Disease, its Diagnosis and Management
Pancreatic cancer often involves its exocrine part. It grows aggressively, and often detected late. Treatment options include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy... Read More
Pancreas Transplantation - Procedure, Evaluation, Preparation, Surgery, After care
Pancreas transplant is a surgical procedure involving the replacement of a dysfunctional pancreas in a person with Type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes... Read More
Insulinoma - Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Insulinoma is a cancer of pancreas which causes excess release of insulin, thus leading to severe hypoglycemia... Read More
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Stomach (gastric) cancer develops from the stomach lining. It is the third most common cause for cancer related deaths... Read More



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