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Pancreatic cancer cells reverted to normal state


21 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Pancreatic cancer cells have been restored to their original state by introducing a protein, thus offering a potential novel approach to treat this lethal disease. If Apple founder Steve Jobs was alive today, he would have rushed to the latest discovery of scientists to restore pancreatic cancer cells to their…

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Pancreatic cancer may have “exceptional” treatment


26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Pancreatic cancer, the most deadly type of cancer, may finally have a treatment labeled as “exceptional” by scientists who used a platinum-based therapy. Just one percent of all people with pancreatic cancer survive ten years after time of diagnosis, with many losing the battle within weeks or months because symptoms…

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Wilko Johnson proves cancer can be defeated


23 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In a recent statement, Wilko Johnson said he was free and cured of the terminally pancreatic cancer diagnosed in 2012. Also known as Dr Feelgood, the 67 year-old guitarist underwent impressive and extensive surgery this year to remove a tumor and his pancreas, spleen and part of his stomach. During…

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Pancreatic cancer may have a wide window for intervention


15 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Taking anywhere between 10 to 20 years to develop, pancreatic cancer offers the potential of a very “broad window” when intervention is possible, if detection is made early. Some people may have this possibility if they inherit the predisposition to developing pancreatic cancer, a new Australian research suggests. Dr Jeremy…