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Why some prostate cancers are more aggressive

In a new study, researchers have discovered why some prostate cancers are more aggressive, spread to different parts of the body, and ultimately cause...

This study shows a cause of the most common pancreatic cancer

The most common type of pancreatic cancer is pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. This is aggressive cancer that develops from secretory and tubular cells of the pancreas. There...

This depression drug may help fight prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers found that an antidepressant in use for decades, repurposed to fight prostate cancer, shows promise in helping patients whose...

New therapy may trigger self-destruction of pancreatic cancer

In a recent study from Tel Aviv University and elsewhere, researchers found that a small molecule has the ability to induce the self-destruction of...

High doses of vitamin C may help fight cancer

In a new study, researchers found that high doses of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) enhanced immunotherapy, resulting in slowed or stopped tumor growth. The research...

Scientists discover new way to treat pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found a group of immune cells called innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) may help treat pancreatic cancer. These cells are present...

Lung problems may speed pancreatic cancer

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is linked to higher rates of many cancers, including lung, esophagus, colon, bladder and breast cancer. Often a result...

Scientists discover what drives the most common pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers have identified a protein that drives the growth of pancreatic cancer and which could be a target for new...

Scientists find new way to treat pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers found a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by 'pulling the plug' on the energy generator that fuels...

Scientists discover new subtypes of pancreatic cancer

In a new study, researchers have discovered detailed new information about the subtypes of pancreatic cancer. A better understanding of the disease groups may lead...

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