Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

pancreatic cancer


Pancreatic, colorectal cancer up 10 per cent in 30 years: Study

October 23, 2019 2:35 pm

According to the researchers, the increase is related to a rise in the prevalence of obesity and diabetes.

Excess body weight may up pancreatic cancer risk

April 02, 2019 3:12 pm

Pancreatic cancer is relatively uncommon, accounting for just over three per cent of all new cancer cases. However, it is an extremely deadly type of cancer, with a five-year survival rate of just 8.5 per cent, researchers said.

Web search queries may help detect pancreatic cancer

June 14, 2016 11:40 am

In a study, patterns of search queries regarding symptoms were analysed to detect future diagnoses of pancreatic cancer.

Diabetes drug slows down growth of pancreatic cancer

January 17, 2016 4:25 pm

Metformin — a commonly used generic medication for type 2 diabetes — decreases the inflammation and fibrosis characteristic of the most common form of pancreatic cancer, the researchers said.

Catch some sun to lower pancreatic cancer risk

April 30, 2015 2:02 pm

Low levels of vitamin D could raise risk of pancreatic cancer as the rates of the disease are the highest in countries with the least amount of sunlight.

New 3-D culture system for pancreatic cancer developed

January 01, 2015 6:35 pm

It provides a way for scientists to grow organoids from biopsy material, which is comparatively easy to obtain.

Bitter treatment: Papaya leaves can fight dengue,cancer

October 05, 2013 3:13 am

Till date,no medicine has been approved to treat the dengue virus.

Romesh Bhandari: Bureaucrat-turned-politician,he courted controversies over friends

September 09, 2013 4:15 am

Bhandari was reportedly suffering from pancreatic cancer and was under treatment.

Since Nov,Nobel-winning cancer therapy in quiet Indian trials

February 02, 2012 2:30 am

Fifty-six patients have so far been enrolled for the trials at eight centres across India

A sausage a day ups pancreatic cancer risk by 20 pct: study

January 13, 2012 4:18 pm

Study says eating small amounts of processed meat increases the chance of developing this deadly illness.