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Author Archives: pancreatica

Children’s medicine shortage stokes anger in Mexico

Hermes Soto, who turned 5 on Monday, will not be celebrating his birthday with friends. Instead, he is bracing for his 15th chemotherapy session to tackle a rare but aggressive form of cancer that threatens to kill him. For his mother, Esperanza Paz, the ordeal is compounded by fears of another round of shortages in […]

New treatment shows promise in treating pancreas cancer

 Treatment with Lutathera – Study shows promise – A new study published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows long-term effectiveness by PRRT in treating malignant neuroendocrine tumors. The study looked at 44 cases with a median overall survival of 79 months. But with PRRT, 32% of the patients were still alive more than 12 years […]

News Alert! Survival rate reaches 10 percent for pancreatic cancer survival.

  News Alert! Survival rate reaches 10 percent for pancreatic cancer survival. The American Cancer Society released their cancer facts and figures, reporting that the five-year survival rate has increased to 10 percent. There are many reasons why the outcome for pancreatic cancer patients is bleaker than for most other cancer types. There are no […]