Preventing pancreatic cancer metastasis by keeping cells ‘sheltered in place’

Source: NCI Preventing pancreatic cancer metastasis by keeping cells 'sheltered in place'Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have shown that pancreatic cancer metastasis -- when tumor cells gain the deadly ability to migrate to new parts of the body -- can be suppressed by inhibiting a protein

Diet & Pancreatic Cancer

Eating less fat and more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may lower the risk of pancreatic cancer if you're overweight or obese. For 15 years,  scientists tracked roughly 46,200 postmenopausal women in the Women's Health Initiative who had been randomly assigned to one of two diets, "low fat" or "usual", for nine years.  Among women

Pancreatic Cancer

About one-fifth of pancreatic cancers evolve from cysts, but there's no easy way to determine if a cyst is benign, pre-cancerous or malignant. Even if a doctor suspects cancer, a biopsy detects only about half of pancreatic cancers. Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston have developed a tool called light scattering spectroscopy

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