News tagged with ductal adenocarcinoma

'Achilles heel' of pancreatic cancer identified

A research team at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center reports that inhibiting a single protein completely shuts down growth of pancreatic cancer, a highly lethal disease with no effective therapy.

May 01, 2014
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Pancreatic cancer diagnosis under review

A team of researchers of the UPV/EHU together with researchers from the Hospital Clínico of Barcelona have produced a bibliographical review that summarises the data currently existing on the markers for ...

Apr 23, 2013
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Early biomarker for pancreatic cancer identified

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have identified a new biomarker and therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer, an often-fatal disease for which there is currently ...

May 15, 2012
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Combination therapy may enhance gemcitabine activity

Oncologists who treat patients with pancreatic cancer may be one step closer to understanding why gemcitabine, the only currently available treatment, works in some cases but not in others, according to a paper in Cancer Di ...

Feb 28, 2012
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EGFR essential for the development of pancreatic cancer

The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene is essential for KRAS-driven pancreatic cancer development, according to study results presented at the Second AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research, ...

Sep 15, 2011
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