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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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Platinum-based Chemotherapy Can Improve Survival in Pancreatic Cancer Patients
A recent study of adults with the most common form of pancreatic cancer found that those with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations had better survival rates .....
Ovarian Cancer Drug Rucaparib Can Treat Pancreatic Cancer Patients With BRCA Mutation
Patients with aggressive pancreatic cancer with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations who have few or no other treatment options can benefit from rucaparib drug......
New Blood Test Can Quickly Detect Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer can now be rapidly detected in less than an hour with a new blood test developed by US researchers, says a recent study

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New Theranostic Approach in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
A new diagnostic and therapeutic (theranostic) method was developed by German scientists for treating patients with ductal pancreatic adenocarcinoma, .....
Artificial Pancreas ‘Safe’ for Treating Type 1 Diabetes
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  • New treatment approach can help reduce high and low blood sugar levels
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Pancreatitis
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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
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