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by PressWatch
Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: News archive
Topic: Promising Primary Screening of PC-Taiwan Work
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Promising Primary Screening of PC-Taiwan Work

Secretome-Based Identification of ULBP2 as a Novel Serum Marker for Pancreatic Cancer Detection. Chang YT, Wu CC, Shyr YM, Chen TC, Hwang TL, Yeh TS, Chang KP, Liu HP, Liu YL, Tsai MH, Chang YS, Yu JS. SourceGraduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan. Abstract...
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Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:26 pm
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Topic: Exciting Potential for Early Diagnosis-German work
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Exciting Potential for Early Diagnosis-German work

This is hopefully Exciting! In vivo diagnosis of murine pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia and early-stage pancreatic cancer by molecular imaging Eser S, Messer M, Eser P, von Werder A, Seidler B, Bajbouj M, Vogelmann R, Meining A, von Burstin J, Algül H, Pagel P, Schnieke AE, Esposito I, Schmid R...
by PressWatch
Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:50 pm
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Topic: New Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Trial launched in UK
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New Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Trial launched in UK

From Presswatch Its Good News:The Telovac Trial, testing a new Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine, has been running in the UK in 53 locations for the past 2-3 years. It is great to report that the Trial was featured on the BBC website. This a Phase III trial utilising 1000 participants. It is to be hoped tha...
by PressWatch
Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:00 pm
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Topic: Alcohol link to Cancer
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Alcohol link to Cancer

From Presswatch New research shows that drinking more than a pint of beer or a glass of wine a day can substantially increase the risk of some cancers (eg digestive tract, liver, breast). In the UK alone alcohol is being blamed for 13,000 cancer cases each year, men appear more effected than women. ...
by PressWatch
Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:06 pm
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Topic: Reproducible Blood Marker
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Reproducible Blood Marker

From Presswatch This is evidence to support the case for a substance known as VEGF as representing a significant and reproducible marker for the sadly adverse indication in resected (ie surgically removed ) Pancreatic Cancer. It is a literature review and statistical analysis of existing data conduc...
by PressWatch
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:50 pm
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Topic: New hope for Pancreas Cancer Research
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New hope for Pancreas Cancer Research

From Presswatch This is a very encouraging story. Lets hope this new Initiative is capable of increasing significantly the numbers of survivors of the disease over 5 years to a level greater than 3%. On Monday a new Centre dedicated to Pancreas Research was launched at Cambridge University, the 'Cen...
by PressWatch
Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:37 pm
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Topic: US Research and Education Act
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US Research and Education Act

This is an article taken from the LA Times which highlights the case of a woman who died before she got diagnosed! Importantly there is reference to the impending US Pancreatic Cancer Reserach and Education Act which is about to enter Congress. http://www.latimes.com/health/fl-nbcol-pancreatic-cance...
by PressWatch
Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:00 pm
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Topic: Metal stents superior to Plastic?
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Metal stents superior to Plastic?

Heres a new piece of work which seems to confirm that Metal Stents are Superior to Plastic for PC patients in some circumstances. Any patient/carer want to comment? Decker C, Christein JD, Phadnis MA, Mel Wilcox C, Varadarajulu S. Related Articles Biliary metal stents are superior to plastic stents ...
by PressWatch
Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:56 pm
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Topic: Explanation for higher levels of Blood Clots?
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Explanation for higher levels of Blood Clots?

This a piece of newly reported French work which suggests an explaation for VTE in PC patients---due to circulating Tissue Factor (TFa) Delluc A, Rousseau A, Delluc C, Le Moigne E, Le Gal G, Mottier D, Van Dreden P, Lacut K. Related Articles Venous thromboembolism in patients with pancreatic cancer:...
by PressWatch
Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:08 pm
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Topic: New Vaccine shows promise in US
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New Vaccine shows promise in US

Here's an encouraging piece of news. A new Vaccine developed in US by Biosantes is showing some improvement in a small scale trial on the apparently most common type of PC (PDAC). Amongst the sample of resectable patients life span was increased by 25%. There was also promise amongst other patient g...
by PressWatch
Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:18 pm
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Topic: Early Diagnosis-work at Hammersmith Hospital-UK
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Early Diagnosis-work at Hammersmith Hospital-UK

From Presswatch. Plans to switch funding to GP Consortiums may create the opportunity for improved 'early' diagnosis of all Upper GI Cancers. It is hoped that this may improve survival rates for Pancreatic Cancer which has elusive and usually late symptoms which make diagnosis problematic http://www...
by PressWatch
Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:59 pm
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Topic: Major funding in USA for Pancreatic Cancer
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Major funding in USA for Pancreatic Cancer

This is good news for Cancer Research and Pancreatic Cancer. http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/md-anderson-gets-150-million-uae-president/2011-01-19 http://www.mdanderson.org/newsroom/news-releases/2011/khalifa-foundation-grants-md-anderson-150-million-for-cancer-research.html This is major pers...
by PressWatch
Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:19 pm
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Topic: New Pancreatic Cancer Screening Test in USA
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New Pancreatic Cancer Screening Test in USA

Pancreatic Cancer: Henry Ford Hospital Launches Study to Develop Screening Test DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical research study to develop a rapid and inexpensive blood screening test for the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has been launched by Henry Ford Health System and the ...
by PressWatch
Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:29 pm
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Topic: Is Asprin Really a Magic Bullet for Cancer
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Is Asprin Really a Magic Bullet for Cancer

Professor Karol Sikora formally of WHO Cancer Programme has written this useful article on the value of Asprin in Cancer control. He comments on the Oxford University study published this week showing that an asprin a day will reduce the chances of a number of cancers (though Pancreatic is not menti...
by PressWatch
Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:53 pm
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Topic: Aretha Franklin has treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
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Aretha Franklin has treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

'Say a little Prayer' singer Aretha Franklin is reported in a number of media including LA Times to have received treatment for PC. There are no details of the illness nor treatment. We naturally hope she recovers soon, though the World-wide fame of the singer is bound to bring greater awareness of ...

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