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Research suggests a promising new way to screen for and detect early pancreatic cancer. Certain proteins that circulate in the […]
As the month of November brings pancreatic cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including […]
The results of a recent study suggest that regular aspirin use reduces the risk of pancreatic cancer by half. Clinical […]
A combined analysis of 51 randomized trials found that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of new cancer diagnoses as […]
A study of families with Lynch Syndrome has expanded the list of cancers related to the condition: carriers of a […]
A test that detects a particular protein in the blood (PAM4) correctly identified roughly two-thirds of patients with early-stage pancreatic […]
Eating processed meat such as sausage or bacon appears to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. These results were published […]
People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo […]
The lung cancer death rate among women appears to be declining for the first time in 40 years, according to […]
Aspirin—but not other types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—may reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. These results were presented at […]
People who drink three or more alcoholic beverages per day have an increased risk of dying of pancreatic cancer. These […]
Daily use of aspirin may reduce the risk of death from several common cancers, including lung, colorectal, and esophageal cancers. […]
High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: […]
Individuals who consumed two or more sugary soft drinks per week experienced a statistically significant increased risk of pancreatic cancer when compared with individuals who did not consume soft drinks, according to the results of a study conducted in Singapore and published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention.
According to estimates from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), excess body weight may be responsible for more than 100,000 new cancer diagnoses each year in the United States.
As the month of November brings pancreatic cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated pancreatic cancer information throughout the year.