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Does the Starting Time of Chemo After Surgery Matter?

There has not been very much study on when “adjuvant” chemotherapy should begin after pancreatic cancer surgery (this process of chemo AFTER surgery is called adjuvant therapy). What is known is that adjuvant chemotherapy tends to confer a significant survival boost to pancreatic cancer patients. And perhaps it is fair to say that it has […]

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New Use for a Bad Old Drug (Thalidomide)

Those of a certain age will remember the terrible congenital malformations fifty years on due to the prenatal use of thalidomide. Gradually in certain circumstances thalidomide use has made a cautious comeback in medicine – now including for pancreatic cancer. Chinese researchers from Shang Dong Tumor Hospital in Jinan, China have published an interesting Phase […]

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The Genetic Map of Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer is a disease that begins as a result of one or more mutations in the DNA of our cells. In the past, pancreatic cancer researchers typically concentrated on a limited number of mutations on perhaps four to eight known gene culprits. Now, a comprehensive listing of genetic mutations in cancer of the pancreas has […]

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