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New way to accurately detect pancreatic cysts, prevent pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found a new "virtual biopsy" allows them to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy. This means they...

What you need to know about pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the third deadliest form of the disease after lung cancer and colorectal cancer. There is no effective screening test, and its symptoms...

This treatment could trigger self-destruction of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is resistant to all current treatments. Patients have extremely poor chances of surviving for five years after being diagnosed. In a new study,...

New finding may lead to a vaccine for pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers have developed a personalized vaccine system that could ultimately delay pancreatic cancer. The study provides a strong proof-of-concept for the...

Scientists develop ‘magic bullet’ to treat pancreatic cancer

Every day, more than 1200 people worldwide are told they have pancreatic cancer. Within 12 months, 80 per cent of them will have succumbed...

This study solves an 80-year-old mystery of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a very difficult disease. The survival of pancreatic cancer patients is very low compared to other tumors. Scientists really trying to understand...

New drug combo offers hope for pancreatic cancer therapy

In a new study, researchers have identified a combination of two anti-cancer compounds that shrank pancreatic tumors. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved versions of...

Researchers confirm one cause of most common pancreatic cancer

A recent study from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has confirmed a cause of the most common type of pancreatic cancer. They...

A big puzzle of pancreatic cancer solved

In a recent study published in Science Advances, researchers have solved a big puzzle of pancreatic cancer. The research was conducted by a team from...

Researchers discover an important cause of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is not easy to detect and is too often diagnosed at a late stage, making it one of the deadliest cancers. The five-year-survival...

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