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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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Scientists Discover Novel Drug Target for Pancreatic Cancer
Metastasis of pancreatic cancer is inhibited in mice by a new drug. Published in Gastroenterology, the findings are a first step toward a poten.....
Process of Preventing Drug Resistance in Lung and Pancreas Cancers Hastened
Scientists report the development of new models to assess molecular characteristics of lung and pancreas cancers that are caused by NTRKI mutations. T.....
Blocking Cholesterol Storage Could Stop Growth of Pancreatic Tumors, Says Study
Blocking the way the cells store cholesterol, scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) were able to stop the growth of pancreatic cancer. Th.....
New Therapeutic Targets in Pancreatic Cancer Developed
p53, the tumor suppressor gene has been identified as new pancreatic cancer target, reveals new study co-led by Steven Leach, MD, Director of Dartmout.....
New Potential Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
A combination therapy was found to help improve the outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer, stated researchers at the University of Cincinnati. .....


Type 1 Diabetes in Children - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications & Treatment
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Peritonitis - Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention
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Type 3c (Pancreatogenic) Diabetes - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
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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
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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