Pancreatic Cancer

More magnesium may lower risk of pancreatic cancer

More magnesium may lower risk of pancreatic cancer

Magnesium intake may be an effective way to prevent pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death...
Innovative genetic therapy strategy for pancreatic cancer

Innovative genetic therapy strategy for pancreatic cancer

Genetic manipulation of exosomes, virus-sized particles released by all cells, may offer a new therapeutic approach to treating pancreatic cancer, according to a study...
5 Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer

5 treatment options for pancreatic cancer

Different types of treatment are available for patients with pancreatic cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested...
Experimental Drug Shows Potential to Knock Down Pancreatic Cancer's Defense

Experimental drug shows potential to knock down pancreatic cancer’s defense

By adding an experimental drug to a standard chemotherapy regimen, a subset of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer had a significantly longer period before...
9 Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer Everyone Should Know

9 risk factors for pancreatic cancer everyone should know

Over 95% of pancreatic cancers are pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDA). Pancreatic cancer is the most lethal cancer, and more than 60% of pancreatic cancer patients...
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...
4 genes affect length of survival with pancreatic cancer

4 genes affect length of survival with pancreatic cancer

Alterations in four main genes are responsible for how long patients with pancreatic cancer survive, a new study suggests. Before now, the presence and patterns...
4 Simple Tips to Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

4 simple tips to prevent pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the world. About 230,000 PDA cases are diagnosed worldwide each year. PDA has the lowest five-year...
New genetic test shows promise for detecting pancreatic cancer

New genetic test shows promise for detecting pancreatic cancer

Researchers have successfully shown that a new genetic test can, with high sensitivity, determine which pancreatic cysts are most likely to be associated with...
Specific Mouth Bacteria Tied to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Specific mouth bacteria tied to pancreatic cancer risk

The presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may reveal increased risk for pancreatic cancer and enable earlier, more precise treatment. This is the main...