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Monthly Archives: June 2013

America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K !

America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K in San Diego is just a month away! Who’s participating in this awesome event? Check it out here or if you can’t be a part of this one, sign up for one of the many others or even to dedicate-a-race! .

HIFU Therapy for Cancer of the Pancreas

Chinese researchers have utilized an innovative modality for the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer  (ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas): High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (“HIFU”). This mode of therapy involves a manner of directing acoustic energy in a very directed fashion at the tumor itself.  HIFU is considered to be essentially a noninvasive procedure (or at least […]

Dental Disease and Pancreatic Cancer?

Three separate recent studies year suggest a modest but definite relationship between bacteria that are associated with periodontal / oral disease and pancreatic cancer (ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas). The largest and most recently published research primarily by European (and some American) researchers reported out recently in the December, 2013 issue of the medical journal […]