Two signs when eating that signalled dad-of-three had pancreatic cancer
Paul, who sadly passed away in May 2021 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, dismissed some of his symptoms as "an age" thing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms Rarely Turn Cancerous Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms Rarely Turn Cancerous
Individuals with intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms that lack ' worrisome or high-risk features ' have no greater risk of pancreatic cancer than individuals without IPMNs.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 30, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Pass the turkey -- and your family health insights -- this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day is also Family Health History Day, an annual national campaign to promote awareness of hereditary health traits in families. Has your grandmother, mother, aunt or sister had breast or ovarian cancer? Has your grandfather, father or uncle had prostate, breast or pancreatic cancer? Is there a history in your family of colon cancer, diabetes or high cholesterol?  If any of these scenarios resonate within your family, you could also be at risk.  Many hereditary… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 21, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Lustgarten Foundation hosts Seeing Beyond, Lustgarten's inaugural pancreatic cancer research symposium
Research pioneers, experts, and early career investigators unite LIVE in New York City for Seeing Beyond, honoring the organization's 25th anniversary year. NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, the Lustgarten Foundation hosted their inaugural... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 20, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FAPI-PET shows promise for detecting pancreatic cancer
In this study, the researchers analyzed data on 62 patients with suspected pancreatic cancer. In addition to Ga-68 FAPI-PET imaging, all patients also underwent contrast-enhanced CT, and 38 underwent F-18 FDG-PET. The primary endpoint was the association between Ga-FAPI-PET radiotracer maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) and histopathologic FAP expression, while secondary endpoints included comparisons to standard imaging.A male patient with suspected recurrent pancreatic cancer. Contrast-enhanced CT shows mass around superior mesenteric artery after pancreatectomy. F-18 FDG only shows discrete uptake of lesion (SU...
Source: Headlines - November 20, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Will Morton Tags: Nuclear Radiology Source Type: news

Man suffering pain gives up on getting GP appointment - and ends up with pancreatic cancer
‘ I am proof that it can happen to anyone' says the previously fit and healthy man diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health:  What do you know about pancreatic cancer?
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the risk factors for pancreatic cancer and what you can do to keep yourself safe. More than 64,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, and more than 50,000 people will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 17, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Glencore-led group scoops Teck's coal assets for $9 billion
[1/2] The logo for Canadian mining company Teck Resources Limited is displayed above their booth at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada March 7, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights LONDON, Nov 14…#teckresourceslimited #pdac #ontario #teckresources #posco #teck #elkvalleyresources #evr #jonathanprice #johannesburg (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pancreatic Cancer Doesn't Have to Be a Death Sentence
(MedPage Today) -- According to the statistics, Scott Nelson and Steve Nelson shouldn't be alive today. The Nelsons are brothers who live in Minnesota. They are two of the rare survivors of pancreatic cancer. Scott's diagnosis came nearly 2 decades... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 13, 2023 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

RSNA honors AI pancreatic cancer research with Margulis Award
The RSNA is honoring pancreatic cancer detection research with its Alexander R. Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence.The award will be presented at the upcoming RSNA meeting to authors of the study "Pancreatic Cancer Detection on CT Scans with Deep Learning: A Nationwide Population-based Study," which was published September 13, 2022, in Radiology."This year's Margulis Award recognizes impactful results likely to affect millions of patients throughout the world," said Radiology Editor Linda Moy, MD, in a statement released by the society. "The study demonstrates how a deep learning-based tool can result in accurate d...
Source: Headlines - November 13, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

4-Year Window for Pancreatic Cancer Screening 4-Year Window for Pancreatic Cancer Screening
"Unfortunately, the poor results of pancreatic cancer screening do not align with this assumption, leaving unanswered whether this large window of opportunity truly exists."MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Science Reveals Link Between Obesity, Diabetes & Pancreatic Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, Nov. 10, 2023 -- Having high insulin levels may be more than tough to manage when you have diabetes: New research shows it also appears to raise the risk of pancreatic cancer.In the study, scientists found excessive insulin levels... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - November 10, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Approves Zepbound, the Most Potent Weight Loss Drug Yet
Weight loss drugs have dominated the headlines over the past year, and now there’s a new medication that may be the most effective one yet. On Nov. 11, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved tirzepatide (which will be sold under the brand name Zepbound), to treat overweight and obesity. Made by Eli Lilly and Co., the drug is already approved, in different doses, for type 2 diabetes, as Mounjaro, and its effectiveness in those patients is due in part to its weight loss effects. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] About 70% of Americans are overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) between ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

I developed an uncontrollable itch last summer... it turned out to be a symptom of pancreatic CANCER
Barbara Green, 79, of Virginia, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer after she woke up in the middle of the night itching all over. She also experienced dark urine and lightly colored stools. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new smartphone application aims to predict the safety of liver surgery
ROCHESTER, Minn. — An international research team led by Dr. Patrick Starlinger, a hepatobiliary and pancreas surgeon from Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, developed a risk prediction model that can be calculated with a smartphone app. It provides an individualized risk assessment for patients before liver resection to evaluate the safety of liver surgery. Compared to standard preoperative tests, the research suggests the model offers a predictive model for postoperative liver failure. The model's effectiveness… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - November 8, 2023 Category: Research Source Type: news