Pancreatic Cancer

Nadler To Miss Part Of Impeachment Trial Due To Wife’s Cancer

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said on Sunday that he would miss part of the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump to be with his wife, Joyce Miller, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. “On Monday, I will be in New York with...
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Pulling The Plug On Calcium Pumps -- Potential New Treatment Strategy For Pancreatic Cancer

UK scientists have identified a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by 'pulling the plug' on the energy generator that fuels calcium pumps on their cell surface. The study reports how switching off the cancer's energy supply causes the...
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Biolinerx's Pancreatic Cancer Drug Gets Orphan Drug Tag In Eu

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Alex Trebek Discusses How He Intends To Spend His Days Post-‘jeopardy!’

Alex Trebek is now 79-years-old and is currently battling stage four pancreatic cancer. After hosting the popular trivia show Jeopardy! for 36 years, he recently acknowledged that his retirement may come sooner than he’d like due to his...
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Tyme Initiates Dosing In Pivotal Pancreatic Cancer Study

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University Of Colorado Cancer Center Named National Pancreas Foundation Center Of Excellence

Due in part to advanced surgical techniques, more effective medicines, and a multidisciplinary approach to treating the disease, University of Colorado Cancer Center is able to operate on 30+ percent of pancreatic cancer patients, nearly double the...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She's 'cancer-free'

The Supreme Court judge, known by fans as "Notorious RBG," dealt with cancer four times. She was hospitalized to treat a malignant pancreatic tumor.       
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U-m Team Sheds New Light On The Role Of Regulatory T Cells In Pancreatic Cancer

A multidisciplinary Michigan Medicine team is shedding new light on the role of regulatory T cells in pancreatic cancer -- and, in mouse models, have uncovered a new potential target to improve immunotherapy approaches to the deadly disease.
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Alex Trebek To John Lewis: Let’s Survive Cancer In 2020

LOS ANGELES — Alex Trebek has a message of support for Congressman John Lewis as both fight pancreatic cancer.“We’re starting a new year, and let’s see if we can’t both complete the year as pancreatic cancer survivors,” Trebek said when...
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Rep. John Lewis Gives First Interview After Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Days after disclosing he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Rep. John Lewis is speaking out publicly about the diagnosis and his plans for the future.This article originally appeared on HuffPost.Read more...
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Rep. John Lewis Gives First Interview After Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

“I am ready for the fight," the civil rights icon told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Olaparib Ok'd For Pancreatic Cancer

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved olaparib (Lynparza) on Monday as a maintenance therapy for metastatic pancreatic cancer patients with germline BRCA mutations and platinum-sensitive disease, drugmakers AstraZeneca and Merck announced Monday...
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Alex Trebek’s Wife Jean Reveals The Hardest Part About His Cancer Diagnosis

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has been open and honest about his health struggles since he was first diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer this past spring. He’s been swarmed by support from fans throughout the peaks and valleys of his health...
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Astrazeneca's Lynparza Gets Fda Nod For Pancreatic Cancer

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Woman Dies After Accidentally Set On Fire During Surgery In Romania

(....) The patient, who had pancreatic cancer, died on Sunday after suffering burns to 40% of her body when surgeons used an electric scalpel despite her being treated with an alcohol-based disinfectant. Contact with the flammable disinfectant...
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Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis Hears Outpour Of Support After Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis (D-GA) announced on Sunday that he is undergoing treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
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Heartbreaking News, Then Tumor Find Leads To Genetic Testing

The NCCN has updated guidelines for genetic testing for breast, ovarian, and pancreatic cancer, with a new list of high- to moderate-penetrance genes and a new section on pancreatic cancer. Medscape Medical News
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Astrazeneca’s Fda Nod Could Be Big

AstraZeneca has announced that the FDA has approved its companion diagnostic test that identifies patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
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Rep. John Lewis Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

The Georgia congressman said he will continue to serve as he begins his plan for treatment.
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New Technology Helps Some Patients Avoid Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of the disease. It's almost always found when it's too far advanced to cure. It's hard to detect and symptom-free until the late stages. But researchers are beginning to make inroads into this...
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