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Cancer; Prevention

Real expectations in treating pancreatic cancer – and the power to prevent it

Media coverage of celebrities with pancreatic cancer such as Alex Trebek and Ruth Bader Ginsburg can lead to misconceptions about typical outcomes. In this week’s MedBlog, John Mansour, M.D., discusses realistic goals of treatment, advanced therapies, and a novel prevention program that can spare at-risk patients’ lives. Learn more.

Cancer

Pancreatic cancer: Symptoms, signs, and treatment

Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease with notoriously vague symptoms. But there are signs that can lead to early detection, and possibly prevention.

Cancer

How does nutrition affect pancreatic cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is a serious disease that many people don’t know a lot about. Join the monthly #PancSM Twitter chat to discuss risk factors and treatments. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Cancer

Joining together to fight pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is aggressive, quick to spread, and not commonly discussed. But PurpleStride DFW 2015 wants to change that. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.

Cancer

Understanding the increase in pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer cases are on the rise and will become the second deadliest type of cancer in the United States by 2030. Doctors at UT Southwestern discuss the future of pancreatic cancer.