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Tue 17 January 2012
At the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in San Francisco (19-21 January) a research team led by Dr David Gold from the Garden State Cancer Centre in New Jersey presented initial results for a new blood-based biomarker test which shows great promise for detecting early stage pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC).Read More about 'New Test Shows Promise for Detecting Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer'
Fri 13 January 2012
Researchers in Sweden from the Karolinksa Instituet and Swedish Cancer Foundation have suggested a link between pancreatic cancer and the consumption of processed meat, such as bacon and sausages.Read More about 'Processed meat 'linked to pancreatic cancer''
Mon 19 December 2011
High bodily levels of the trace elements nickel and selenium may lower the risk of developing the most common type of pancreatic cancer, finds research published online in Gut.Read More about 'Selenium and nickel may lower risk of pancreatic cancer'
Sat 17 December 2011
This research can help to raise public awareness of the importance of eating healthily, not smoking and exercising regularly. Most people will be familiar with the link between smoking and lung cancer but its link to pancreatic cancer will be news for many as will the link to being overweight.Read More about 'The 14 lifestyle factors that put you at risk of cancer'
Wed 14 December 2011
A research team from the University of Nottingham and ClinRisk Ltd, led by Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox, have developed a simple online calculator that could help family GPs to detect pancreatic cancer earlier and so offer many more patients the chance of surgery.Read More about 'Simple test to help GPs detect pancreatic cancer early'