Pancreatic Cancer

Potential New Combination Treatment For Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers have identified a possible new therapeutic strategy using two types of drug inhibitors at once to treat one of the world's deadliest cancers.
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Balance Of Two Enzymes Linked To Pancreatic Cancer Survival

New research sets the stage for clinicians to potentially one day use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient's PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic, and for researchers to develop new therapeutic drugs that inhibit PHLPP1 and boost PKC as a means...
Related topics: Enzymes, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Early Detection Is Possible For Pancreatic Cancer

We can help people at risk, but it is much more challenging if most people think that early detection and prevention are impossible.
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Mom Who 'beat The Crap Out Of' Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Wants Alex Trebek To Do The Same

Elise Tedeschi, who also has stage 4 pancreatic cancer, told the "Jeopardy" host in an open letter, she stayed positive. She fired a doctor who wasn't.        
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Video Of Missouri Police Searching A Stage 4 Cancer Patient’s Room For Marijuana Goes Viral

Police in western Missouri got a call reporting a marijuana smell and they decided to investigate. The fact that the smell was apparently coming from the hospital room of a Stage 4 pancreatic cancer patient wasn’t going to stop them. Video posted...
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Like Alex Trebek, I Was Given A Dire Pancreatic Cancer Prognosis. I Survived.

News of the “Jeopardy!” host’s ailment has brought back all the feelings from my own terrifying diagnosis.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Pancreas Ca For Jeopardy! Host; Mind And Mortality; Q6w Keytruda Dosing

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'jeopardy!' Host alex Trebek Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer: 'i Plan...

Alex Trebek, the longtime host of "Jeopardy!" announced he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer.        
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‘jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Game show host Alex Trebek, 78, vows that he'll fight his cancer prognosis and promises that he'll continue working on Jeopardy!, which he has hosted since 1984, until his contract runs out in 2022. The post ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek...
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Mutations May Help Target Pancreatic Cancer Tx

(MedPage Today) -- Gene alterations could make tumors vulnerable to agents used for other cancers
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology

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Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

This is one answer no one wanted to hear. Longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek learned this week he has stage four pancreatic cancer, he announced in a video message on Wednesday. "Normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging," Trebek...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Health Videos

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Medical News Today: Pancreatic Cancer: Two-hit Treatment Approach Shows Promise

Autophagy inhibitors could be more potent against pancreatic cancer by first applying a drug that makes the cancer cells dependent on autophagy for energy.
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Genomics Could Better Match Treatments To Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Pancreatic cancer is a grim diagnosis, but this new study, the largest of its kind, identifies genomic markers that could increase survival by better matching chemotherapy drugs to patients.
Related topics: Genomics, Genetics, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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Jack Lee

Thomas J. "Jack" Lee "Thomas J. "Jack" Lee, 83 of New Market, died Sunday at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Wedowee, AL, he was the son of John Tom Lee and Virginia Hodnett Walker. Mr. Lee...
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Cancer Complications: Confusing Bills, Maddening Errors And Endless Phone Calls

A Texas woman has pancreatic cancer. She's spending most of her remaining days not trying to enjoy life, but on the phone, doing battle with insurers and billing departments. (Image credit: Anna Gorman/KHN)
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Inherited Mutations May Play A Role In Pancreatic Cancer Development

A small, retrospective study has found that, in patients with particular pancreatic duct lesions, the presence of an inherited mutation in a pancreatic cancer susceptibility gene may increase the patients' risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Report: Karl Lagerfeld Had Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

The fashion world is mourning the loss of an icon this morning.Read more...
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Study Unravels How Microbes Produce Key Compound Used To Fight Cancer

For decades, scientists and doctors have known that bacteria in soil were capable of manufacturing streptozotocin, an antibiotic compound that is also an important treatment for certain types of pancreatic cancer.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Bacteria, Antibiotics

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Uspstf Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening

TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening for pancreatic cancer in asymptomatic adults. These findings form the basis of a draft recommendation statement published online Feb. 5 by the...
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Obesity Tied To Higher Cancer Rates In Younger People

For six of the 12 obesity-related cancers (multiple myeloma, colorectal, uterine, gallbladder, kidney and pancreatic) the risk for disease increased in adults 25 to 49.
Related topics: Obesity, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Kidney Disease

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