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This stuff in your gut can increase risk of pancreatic cancer

In a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, researchers found bacteria from the digestive system seem to have the potential to cause damage...

New drug offers hope for people with pancreatic cancer

All the money in the world couldn’t save Apple co-founder Steve Jobs from pancreatic cancer. But in a new study from the University of South Australia, researchers...

What you need to know about pancreatic cancer

The pancreas is a gland located deep in the abdomen, between the stomach and the spine. It is an important organ that produces enzymes that help digest...

Scientists find a new way to detect pancreatic cancer early

In a new study from Johns Hopkins, researchers found promising new targets for pancreatic cancer treatment and early diagnosis after examining various aspects of...

Scientists confirm link between inflammation and pancreatic cancer

In a new study from the University of Texas, researchers clarified the long-established connection between inflammation and pancreatic cancer development. They found pancreatic cells display...

This new drug combo may help treat pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer, which affects about 60,000 Americans every year, is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. After diagnosis, fewer than 10 percent of...

Certain fungi in your gut may drive pancreatic cancer growth

In a recent study published in Nature, researchers found certain fungi move from the gut to the pancreas, expand their population more than a thousand-fold,...

Scientists develop new vaccine to prevent pancreatic cancer

In a new study published in Stem Cell Reports, researchers advanced an old concept to develop a new strategy to train the immune system...

High blood sugar linked to higher pancreatic cancer risk

The five-year survival rate for people with pancreatic cancer is only 9% because the disease is so difficult to diagnose and is often not...

Scientists find a new way to diagnose pancreatic cancer

In a new study from the Queen Mary University of London, researchers found a protein that could be used to aid in the diagnosis...