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Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Taking aspirin regularly may reduce a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer in half—and the degree of protection could increase the longer the aspirin...
4 simple ways to protect against pancreatic cancer

4 simple tips to fight against pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the world. About 230,000 pancreatic cancer cases are diagnosed worldwide each year. It has the lowest...
Sugar and cancer

Sugar and cancer: what you need to know

There’s a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It’s been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
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...

9 things to know about choosing a cancer doctor

One big concern for patients diagnosed with cancer is whether there is time to research treatment centers and get a second opinion before starting...
New tongue test could help detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

New tongue test could help detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

Differences in the abundance of certain bacteria living on the tongue can distinguish patients with early pancreatic cancers from healthy individuals, according to a...
Confusing and high bills for cancer patients add to anxiety and suffering

Confusing and high bills for cancer patients add to anxiety and suffering

Weeks after my father passed away from cancer in 2010, my newly widowed mother received a bill for US$11,000. Insurance retroactively denied a submitted claim...

Why every person with pancreatic cancer should consider genetic testing

Genetics may play a larger role in pancreatic cancer than previously thought, an expert panel has found. It’s led to the American Society of Clinical...

Pancreatic cancer patient goes from dismal diagnosis to cancer free

When Rachel Moreno was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2015, the 68-year-old professor and grandmother of five quickly grew weary of health professionals...
Rainforest vine compound could starve pancreatic cancer cells

Rainforest vine compound could starve pancreatic cancer cells

Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer...

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11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

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