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May 29, 2016

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May 29, 2016

Malignancy-Associated Gene Network Regulated by RNA Binding Protein

May 19, 2016 — The RNA binding protein IGF2BP3 is normally active in fetal tissue and undetectable in most adult tissue. But production of the protein is reactivated in many types of aggressive cancer, and it is ... read more

Readability of Online Health Information for Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

May 4, 2016 — Online information on pancreatic cancer overestimates the reading ability of the overall population and lacks accurate information about alternative therapy, according to a ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — An explanation for how pancreatic cancer spreads to the liver has been revealed by researchers. These findings potentially hold the key to stopping this disease from ... read more

Engineering T Cells to Treat Pancreatic Cancer

Apr. 16, 2016 — Medical researchers have developed groundbreaking treatments for pancreas cancer using engineered ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — A small, implantable device that delivers chemotherapy drugs directly to pancreatic tumors has been developed by scientists. This thin, flexible film could also be adapted to treat other ... read more

Cancer Cells Turn Healthy Cells to the 'Dark Side'

Apr. 14, 2016 — Cancer cells use a mutant gene to coerce neighboring healthy tissue into helping with the disease's growth and spread, a major new study reports. Healthy cells are persuaded to release unique ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — A common flu virus could be used to overcome patients' resistance to certain cancer drugs -- and improve how those drugs kill cancer cells, according to new ... read more

New Immune-Stimulating Drug, With Chemo, Shrinks Pancreas Tumors

Apr. 4, 2016 — The results of an early-stage (phase 1b) clinical trial for pancreatic cancer show that an experimental therapy can control tumors well enough to make some patients eligible for surgery, according to ... read more

New Procedure Could Improve Success Rate of Cell Transplant to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Apr. 4, 2016 — New research suggests pretreating cells with a peptide hormone may improve the success rate of pancreatic islet cell transplants, a procedure that holds great promise for curing Type 1 ... read more

Early Indicators of Pancreatic Cancer Discovered

Mar. 28, 2016 — Pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, is often diagnosed at a late stage, when curative treatment is no longer possible. A team of scientists has now ... read more

New Proteins Discovered That Link Obesity-Driven Diabetes to Cancer

Mar. 23, 2016 — For the first time, researchers have determined how bromodomain (BRD) proteins work in type 2 diabetes, which may lead to a better understanding of the link between adult-onset diabetes and certain ... read more

Protecting the Pancreas: Compound Fights Fibrosis in Animal Model

Mar. 22, 2016 — Scientists identify a group of proteins as new and important players in the mechanism that causes pancreatic fibrosis. Pancreatic fibrosis -- or the formation of scar tissue in the pancreas -- is ... read more

Neutralizing Tumor Acidic Environment Improves Immune-Targeting Therapies

Mar. 17, 2016 — Cancer cells have the ability to grow in an acidic tumor environment that is detrimental to other cells, including immune cells. In a new article, researchers have reported that neutralizing the ... read more

Drug Combination Shuts Down Cancer Stem Cells, Tumor Growth in Aggressive Lung Cancer

Mar. 14, 2016 — Researchers have shut down one of the most common and lethal forms of lung cancer by combining the rheumatoid arthritis drug auranofin with an experimental targeted ... read more

Mar. 9, 2016 — What do cancer cells and a runny nose have in common? Researchers say the answer may hold the key to making cancer treatment better. They have discovered a new gene target -- a chink in pancreatic ... read more

Immune Therapy Breaks Down Wall Around Pancreatic Tumors for Chemo to Attack

Feb. 29, 2016 — In a new preclinical study, researchers have uncovered the poorly understood mechanics of how macrophages can be “re-educated” by an experimental immune therapy to help tear down the scaffolding ... read more

Pancreatic Cancer: Major Breakthrough in Our Understanding of the Mechanisms of the Disease

Feb. 25, 2016 — Pancreatic tumors often lose the ability to express a small ribonucleic acid molecule called miR-137, a recent breakthrough has shown. The loss of miR-137 works in conjunction with various mutations ... read more

Noninvasive Way to View Insulin in Pancreas

Feb. 24, 2016 — Scientists can now see exactly how much insulin was present in the pancreas of a living animal. The researchers genetically engineered a mouse that makes the protein that the body uses to produce ... read more

Study Finds Mechanism by Which Obesity Promotes Pancreatic and Breast Cancer

Feb. 12, 2016 — Investigators may have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability of obesity to promote cancer progression. The study focused on the effects of obesity on pancreatic and breast cancer, since more ... read more

Feb. 11, 2016 — A natural extract derived from India's neem tree could potentially be used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study. Researchers tested nimbolide, a compound found in neem leaves, ... read more

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