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Pancreatic cancer: a deadly disease by Dr. Nagaraj Posted Tue 03 Nov 2009 8:38am What is Pancreatic Cancer? The pancreas is a long, flat gland that lies in the abdomen behind the stomach. It produces enzymes that aid digestion and certain hormones that help maintain the proper level of blood sugar. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the U.S. in 2009, there will be 42,470 people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a ... Read on »
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: who has heard of it? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 01 Nov 2011 4:47am A survey conducted by Pancreatic Cancer Action for the launch of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness found that a shocking 55% of GPs and 46% of patients dismissed their symptoms and that almost half of pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may ... Read on »
Reducing the risk of cancer of the pancreas with sunlight by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 21 Jun 2012 4:26am Having a previous history of skin cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. has been found to have a surprisingly positive impact on the risks for pancreaticRelating to the pancr ... Read on »
Treating cancer of the pancreas - what are the options? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:22am Pancreatic cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. is generally regarded as being particularly dangerous with a poor prognosisAn assessment of the likely progress of a conditio ... Read on »
Australia: The "obesity" war g ... by John R. Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 2:22am Australia: The "obesity" war gets more and more vicious Overweight mothers now turned away from hospitals PREGNANT women are being turned away from several NSW hospitals for being too fat, causing outrage among women's groups. An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has found a number of public hospitals across the state are not allowin ... Read on »
New Hope for UK Pancreas Cancer Patients by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Following the sad news of actor Patrick Swayze’s death at the age of 57, University College and Princess Grace Hospital Consultant Surgeon Arjun Shankar talking to in Capital Health ’s Bob Davidson, gives an upbeat message for patients diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas. He says: “Things are changing. Over recent years there have been sig ... Read on »
Pancreatic cancer: Can it be cured? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 28 Mar 2012 10:13am This article overviews the symptoms and latest treatments for pancreaticRelating to the pancreas. cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. and d ... Read on »
UCLA – Histone Modifications Can Be Used to Predict Outcome and Treatment With Pancreas Cancer – Personalized Medici by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 3:11pm This is a beginning groundwork for a commercial test.  This could also lead to tests for other types of cancersuch as prostate and kidney cancer.  This is similar to the breast cancer study for inherited genes in short.  Pancreas cancer is so deadly and with having information up front relative to DNA findingsperhaps this might give some differ ... Read on »
Expert Opinion: Professor Nick Lemoine on pancreatic cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Oct 2011 12:00am Pancreatic cancer continues to be one of the hardest cancers to treat, so as part of our Research Strategy , we’ve pledged to boost research in this area with the ultimate aim of improving patients’ survival. Professor Nick Lemoine, Director of the Barts Cancer Institute , is a world-leading expert in pancreatic cancer and as part of ou ... Read on »
Pancreatic Cancer Surprisingly Slow to Arise by Medline Plus Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 11:00am Researchers see 'window of opportunity' to raise survival rate Wednesday, October 27, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Pancreatic cancer takes much longer to develop than commonly thought, say researchers who found a lag time of at least a decade between the emergence of key mu ... Read on »