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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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Potential New Treatment Strategy Identified for Pancreatic Cancer
New study identified a novel method of killing pancreatic cancer cells by breaking connections to the energy generator that fuels calcium pumps on the.....
Pancreatitis Patients are Deficient in Stress Hormone
New study finds that humans and mice with pancreatitis are deficient in a stress hormone known as FGF21. The findings of the study are published in th.....
Tropical Flower Offers Hope in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Three new drug-like molecules inspired by a chemical Grandifloracin found in the tropical plant Uvaria grandiflora could help to treat deadly pancreat.....
Virtual Biopsy Diagnoses Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts Accurately
Virtual biopsy diagnoses cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy definitively. This means they can eliminate precancerous cysts and potentia.....
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Has Low Progress
Pancreatic cancer is the third deadliest form of the disease after lung cancer and colorectal cancer. There is no practical screening test, and its sy.....


Type 1 Diabetes in Children - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications & Treatment
Type 1 diabetes is a condition most common in children in which the pancreas stops producing and releasing the hormone insulin that controls blood sugar levels... Read More
Trichobezoars - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
Trichobezoars are undigested masses of hair mixed with food particles in the abdomen hairball and it is especially common in women with psychiatric disorders... Read More
Radiosurgery | Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) | Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
Radiosurgery, also called Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), is a procedure that uses a beam of radiation to treat cancer of the brain, spinal cord and other parts of the body using a Gamma Knife® or CyberKnife®. Radiosurgery can be carried out by a linear accelerator (LINAC), which uses CyberKnife® or TrueBeam® radiotherapy systems. Other radiotherapy technologies include Gamma Knife® and Proton therapy... Read More
Peritonitis - Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
Peritonitis, an inflammation of the peritoneum, is caused due to a bacterial or fungal infection that results mostly from rupture of an abdominal viscus... Read More
Peptic Ulcer
Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general information about Peptic Ulcer.. Read More
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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