Tag: pancreatic cancer

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

Sept. 18, 2020 — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazing jurist and the second woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, died Friday. She...

Diabetes, Weight Loss Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

A new study has linked recent-onset diabetes and subsequent weight loss to an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, indicating a distinct group of individuals to...

Doubts About Stroma-Targeting Agents in Pancreatic Cancer

Adding pegvorhyaluronidase alfa (PEGPH20) to treatment with nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine (AG) did not improve survival in adults with previously untreated metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in...

FOLFIRINOX Might Have Edge in Localized Pancreatic Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with localized pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, fluorouracil, leucovorin, irinotecan, and oxaliplatin (FOLFIRINOX) may have advantages over gemcitabine plus nanoparticle...

Civil Rights Icon and Congressman John Lewis Dies

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who battled on the front lines of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and then spent three decades “as...

Alex Trebek Says Cancer Treatments ‘Paying Off’

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Fans of “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek got a health...

RBG’s Cancer Returns; She’s Still Working

July 17, 2020 — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is on a course of chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of...

Adding a Blood Test to Screening May Improve Cancer Detection

A minimally invasive multicancer blood test used with standard-of-care screening is safe, effective, and feasible for use in routine clinical care, according to interim findings...