Study Suggests a Role for Radiotherapy for Extending the Lives of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

 

According to research presented at the 36th annual European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) conference, patients with early stage pancreatic cancer could be given longer to live if they receive radiotherapy at a high enough dose. Considering that pancreatic cancer affects around 338,000 people worldwide annually, is notoriously difficult to treat and has one […]

 

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Presentation: What You Need to Know about Pancreatic Cancer

 

The American Cancer Society predicts more than 48,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. As one of the most diffcult diseases to diagnose, pancreatic cancer symptoms aren’t usually displayed until the disease is at an advanced stage.  View our presentation below to learn more about pancreatic cancer and its treatment options.   This […]

 

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Spotlight On: Pancreatic Cancer

 

As one of the most rapidly spreading diseases, pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose because patients usually don’t display symptoms until the cancer has progressed and spread to other parts of the body. Common early symptoms include loss of appetite, mild weight loss and mild discomfort in the upper abdomen or occasionally in the middle-back. […]

 

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