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common pancreatic cancer myths debunked

Common Pancreatic Cancer Myths Debunked

Pancreatic cancer is the cancer of the pancreas and it arises when cells in the pancreas begin to multiply out of control and get converted into a mass.  These cancer cells can even invade to the other parts of the body and spread. There are various types of pancreatic cancers but pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the […]

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A Comprehensive Knowhow about Pancreatic Cancer

Uncontrolled growth of malignant cells at the pancreas (a glandular organ just behind the stomach) is called as pancreatic cancer. Eventually these cancer cells attack the other parts and organs of the body. Pancreatic cancer has different types; however adenocarcinoma is the most common one. Diagnosing of pancreatic cancer is usually done when the disease […]

7 Ways to Avoid Post-Chemotherapy Infections

7 Ways to Avoid Post-Chemotherapy Infections

Chemotherapy is a treatment which is used to kill cancerous cells but it also often tends to kill some of the neighboring healthy cells of the body. What this procedure does is that it reduces the healthy qualities of the immune system, thereby making it less effective against bodily infections. This also leads the patients […]

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Cancer Research and Development that Could Mean Fresh Hope for Sufferers

There has been a significant breakthrough that could hold out hope for those that suffer from the commonest of male cancers, prostate cancer – the genetic code of prostate cancer has been cracked by scientists, and this could well transform the way the disease is treated. This will hopefully enable treatments to be prescribed based […]

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Pancreatic Cancer ‘Grows For Decades’ Before Illness Shows

Pancreatic Cancer has long known to be the ‘Silent Killer’ and now there is even more evidence of this according to recent research. Scientists have found that pancreatic cancer could grow for decades, lurking undiagnosed before the sufferer displayed any symptoms at all of the disease. This kind of cancer, which is fatal in 95% […]

Pancreatic Cancer Surgery And Treatment Options

Pancreatic Cancer Surgery And Treatment Options

Pancreatic cancer usually goes undiagnosed for a very long time because unlike with other forms of cancer, the patients don’t experience the symptoms during the early stage. People usually don’t feel the need to undergo a pancreatic cancer examination when they spot later symptoms such as: Terrible pain in the upper part of the abdomen […]

Diabetes Can Increase Your Cancer Risk Say Researchers

Diabetes Can Increase Your Cancer Risk Say Researchers

According to a joint statement from the American Cancer Society as well American Diabetes Association, those that have type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing cancer. Risk of developing several cancers such as endometrial cancer, liver cancer and pancreatic cancer have shown a twofold increase among those who have the lifestyle disease of […]

Fizzy Drinks May Cause Pancreatic Cancer

Fizzy Drinks May Cause Pancreatic Cancer

The intake of two bottles of sweet fizzy drinks during a week increases the risk of triggering the pancreatic cancer because of the large content of sugar these drinks bring into the blood. Very different from the precedent studies in this area mostly conducted on European or American volunteers the new study was mostly focused […]