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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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PCR-based Assay Helps Determine If Pancreatic Lesion is Cancerous or Benign
A new simple molecular test could detect chromosomal abnormalities -- biomarkers known as telomere fusions--in pancreatic tumor specimens and pancreat.....
Targeted Treatment can Delay Heart Damage Caused by Pancreatic Cancer
New target treatment called rapalog can help hormone secreting pancreatic cancer patients, by preventing the cancer spread and protecting heart damage.....
An Electronic Nose to Detect Pancreatic Cancer
Utilising an ’electronic nose’ could be a suitable screening method for pancreatic cancer that is both effective and affordable, suggests new study. <.....
World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2017: Demand Better. For Patients. For Survival

Highlights:

  • The World Pancreatic Cancer Day is being celebrated on November 16, 2017, with the .....
Pancreatic Cancer Survival Depends on Four Genes
Pancreatic cancer patient's survival depends on the alterations in four main genes - KRAS, CDKN2A, SMAD4, and TP53, reveals a new study in JAMA Onc.....


Type 1 Diabetes in Children - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications & Treatment
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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
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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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