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Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of all cancer deaths in the United States and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in individuals ages 40 to 60. Approximately 37,000 Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer each year, and, each year, approximately the same number die from it. Often, pancreatic cancer is found too late for surgical intervention, and chemotherapy and radiation treatments have little effect.
Anti-cancer protein promotes tumor resistance, shows study

Anti-cancer protein promotes tumor resistance, shows study

Study opens a promising new front in the fight against pancreatic cancer

Study opens a promising new front in the fight against pancreatic cancer

Compound could play a novel role in halting spread of pancreatic cancer

Compound could play a novel role in halting spread of pancreatic cancer

Radiation therapy reduces episodes of deadly rapid heart rhythm

Radiation therapy reduces episodes of deadly rapid heart rhythm

At-home blood pressure tests offer added value for African Americans

At-home blood pressure tests offer added value for African Americans

Nano-sized bubbles in our body could effectively fight cancer

Nano-sized bubbles in our body could effectively fight cancer

Cancer disease incidence and severity influenced by gene mutation, tissue location

Cancer disease incidence and severity influenced by gene mutation, tissue location

Researchers develop new cocktail of drugs that shrink pancreatic tumors

Researchers develop new cocktail of drugs that shrink pancreatic tumors

New drug may enhance efficacy of chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer

New drug may enhance efficacy of chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer

ASTRO guideline provides recommendations on use of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer

ASTRO guideline provides recommendations on use of radiation therapy to treat pancreatic cancer

Drug developed to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer may help prolong life

Drug developed to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer may help prolong life

MicroRNA methylation may be useful biomarker for early cancer diagnosis

MicroRNA methylation may be useful biomarker for early cancer diagnosis

The gift of longevity for a pancreatic cancer patient

The gift of longevity for a pancreatic cancer patient

Nerve cells aid in the spread of pancreatic cancer, study reveals

Nerve cells aid in the spread of pancreatic cancer, study reveals

'MasSpec Pen' could help distinguish between cancerous and healthy tissue during surgery

'MasSpec Pen' could help distinguish between cancerous and healthy tissue during surgery

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Novel immunotherapy method could overcome tumor immunity

Researchers decode chain of molecules critical for growth and survival of pancreatic cancer

Researchers decode chain of molecules critical for growth and survival of pancreatic cancer

New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer

New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Study shows synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division in pancreatic cancer

Study shows synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division in pancreatic cancer