Pancreatic Cancer

How to prevent pancreatic cancer effectively

How to prevent pancreatic cancer effectively

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the world. The most common type is pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, or PDA. About 230,000 PDA cases are...
Ketogenic diet may boost cancer treatment

Ketogenic diet may boost cancer treatment

A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a...
A step towards earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

A step towards earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

A study has developed software that can make it easier to identify potential pancreatic cancer biomarkers and thereby achieve earlier diagnosis of the disease. These...
Living with pancreatitis, a patient advocates for others

Living with pancreatitis, a patient advocates for others

For more than four decades, Georgiann Ziegler never thought about her pancreas. “I had no knowledge of what my pancreas did or where it was...
Scientists discover how pancreatic tumors cause weight loss

Scientists discover how pancreatic tumors cause weight loss

Patients with pancreatic cancer usually experience significant weight loss, which can begin very early in the disease. A new study from MIT and Dana-Farber Cancer...
Scientists discover how pancreatic cancer leads to weight loss

Scientists discover how pancreatic cancer leads to weight loss

Patients with pancreatic cancer usually experience significant weight loss, which can begin very early in the disease. A new study from MIT and Dana-Farber Cancer...
Scientists discover gene mutations linked to pancreatic cancer

Scientists discover gene mutations linked to pancreatic cancer

Six genes contain mutations that may be passed down in families, substantially increasing a person's risk for pancreatic cancer. That's according to Mayo Clinic research...
Diabetes may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer

Diabetes may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicates that recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be early expression of pancreatic cancer. Diabetes...
5 things you can do to prevent cancer

5 things you can do to prevent cancer

Cancer is collection of related diseases. In all kinds of cancer, some body cells begin to divide and cannot be stopped. Eventually they spread into...
Sugar and cancer: Does one feed the other?

Sugar and cancer: Does one feed the other?

What we are learning about sugar may soon have a direct impact on cancer prevention. Currently, there is no evidence that limiting the intake of...