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An Improved Anti-Mesothelin Immunotoxin for Treatment of Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer by Posted Mon 04 Jul 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: Mesothelin is a cell surface glycoprotein that is highly expressed in many cancers (e.g., malignant mesothelioma, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and pancreatic cancer). Because of its differential expression, mesothelin is an excellent target for the selective killing of cancer cells. For instance, an ... Read on »
NHS Choices on bowel cancer risk, pancreatic cancer growth, and a golden bullet for breast cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 12:00am The NHS Choices blog delves into the science behind the health headlines. The excellent NHS Choices Behind the Headlines blog has a trio of intriguing cancer stories this week. First, they look at the science behind five tips that “ could cut the risk of bowel cancer ” by nearly a quarter. These tips appeared in media stories tha ... Read on »
HFCS and It’s Link to Pancreatic Cancer by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 10:19am From time to time, a study comes across my desk that validates a long-held belief. This happened this past week. What interested me the most about this study was that it strongly contradicted what the mighty marketing arm of the food industry wants us to believe; that is, that one of their key ingredients, high fructose corn syrup—or HFCS ... Read on »
PANCREATIC CANCER TARGETS OVERWEIGHT YOUNG ADULTS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm  By Marie Dufour, RD - Being overweight (body mass index / BMI 25 to 29.9) before the age of 39 increases by 2/3 the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Being obese (BMI greater than 30) before the age of 39 more than doubles that risk, say researchers from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. But there is more. In their study o ... Read on »
Patrick Swayze & Pancreatic Cancer: Prevention Tips by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment In light of Patrick Swayze's battle with pancreatic cancer, I wanted to investigate this form of cancer and respond to potential ways of preventing and easing this from a natural perspective. Pancreatic Cancer is one of the more severe forms of cancer. Being the organ that helps metabolizes carbs and secretes enzymes that aid in digesti ... Read on »
Patrick Swayze Dead at 57 After Chemotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm (Mike Adams, NaturalNews) Beloved actor Patrick Swayze died yesterday evening after a 20-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Having put his faith in conventional chemotherapy, he largely dismissed ideas that nutrition, superfoods or "alternative medicine" might save him, instead betting his life on the chemotherapy approach which seeks to poison ... Read on »
Drinking Soda - Risk For Pancreatic Cancer by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 2:12pm ScienceDaily (Feb. 8, 2010) — Consuming two or more soft drinks per week increased the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by nearly twofold compared to individuals who did not consume soft drinks, according to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. ... Read on »
Eat more raw vegetables to help cut risk of pancreatic cancer by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Here is another good reasons to eat your vegetables. Eat more raw vegetables, especially yellow and dark green ones, to help cut risk of pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly and hard-to-treat cancers. Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco have found that eating 5 or more servings of yams, corn, carrots, onions or ... 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 »
Metformin’s Anti-Cancer Properties Clarified In An Obesity Cell Model Of Pancreatic Cancer by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 3:00pm SiDMAP and University of Arizona researchers gain a clearer understanding of the mechanistic properties of the drug metformin. The study may explain the mechanism of how elevated circulating cholesterol, which is an important disease modifying factor in the diabetic pancreatic cancer patient, alters cellular metabolism in a way that metformin ... Read on »