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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hepatitis as a Risk Factor for Cancer of the Pancreas

A number of “odd’ or non-intuitive relationships between “apparently” unrelated variables and pancreatic cancer are beginning to emerge – including ABO blood status and now some forms of hepatitis. In the World Journal of Gastroenterology from July 14, 2013, Chen and colleagues from the Southern Medical University, in Guangzhou, China report a meta-analysis of a […]

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Cryotherapy plus Biologic Therapy for Advanced Cancer of the Pancreas

It is the impression of this author that in the past decade or so the quantity and quality of published medical research coming from China has increased rather remarkably. This has included challenges to “standard” established practice – with innovative ideas particularly on the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Now comes a study from China involving […]

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Pre-clinical study of Natural Product from Amazon tree: Geissospermum vellosii

As mentioned in this blog on several times, we are always on the lookout for interesting scientific studies related to the treatment of pancreatic cancer with alternative or complementary treatment approaches. The July issue of the journal Oncology Reports features research by Chen and colleagues from the University of Kansas Medical Center looking at the […]

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