A team of scientists has uncovered the mechanism by which fibroblast growth factor 21 or FGF21, a metabolic stress hormone, protects the pancreas from digestion.
A new study found that tumor cells in the pancreas get reprogrammed for optimal malignancy, shedding light on possible treatment options for metastatic pancreatic cancer.
A study claims the regular use of aspirin reduces the risk of having pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic cancer kills more than 8,000 people annually in the United Kingdom and the latest discovery can hopefully raise the awareness for people who want to avoid it.
Legendary author Pat Conroy, whose bestselling works include The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, has been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
The study, that provides a better understanding of pancreatic cancer may help identify individuals at increased risk.
Researchers have discovered a sign of the early development of pancreatic cancer - an upsurge in certain amino acids that occurs before the disease is diagnosed and symptoms appear - according to a new study.
A wild berry native to North America may strengthen the effectiveness of a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.
Researchers have found that 'triptolide' - an extract of the Chinese herb thunder god vine - suppresses GRP78 - a protein that protects cells from dying and is more abundant in cancer cells and tissue - eventually leading to pancreatic cancer cell death.
A new study found that following a low-dose aspirin regime could help reduce pancreatic cancer risk.
Pancreatic cancer tumors addicted to mutant Kras signaling for their growth and progression have a ready-made substitute to tap if they're ever forced to go cold-turkey on the mutant oncogene, according to a new study.
An optical blood oxygen sensor attached to an endoscope is able to identify pancreatic cancer in patients through a simple endoscopic procedure, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
A new drug called MM-398 when given in combination with 5-flourouracil (5FU) and leucovorin produces significant overall survival rate in patients with advanced, previously treated pancreatic cancer, a new study has reported.
Pancreatic cancer is rare to get diagnosed without any screening test. It has also become the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the US.
Scientists have discovered new biomarkers that could help predict pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.