Pancreatic Cancer

World Health Organization Says Processed Meat Causes Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified processed meat as a carcinogen, something that causes cancer.

FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome) to treat pancreatic cancer that has spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body.

FDA Approves Somatuline Depot (Lanreotide) for Certain Neuroendocrine Tumors

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) to treat advanced gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (also known as GI carcinoids) and advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Abraxane plus Gemzar Combination Improves Pancreatic Cancer Survival

Researchers in Arizona and their colleagues have found that adding Abraxane (nab-paclitaxel) to a standard chemotherapy treatment helped people with advanced pancreatic cancer live longer.

Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

People who most closely follow healthy eating guidelines may have a lower risk of pancreatic cancer , according to a new study. Read about it here.

Society-Funded Researchers Take Aim at Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a seemingly unbreachable tumor, earning it a decades-long ranking as one of the most difficult cancers to treat.

Researchers Make Discoveries in Fight against Pancreatic Cancer

New discoveries are giving researchers hope about the future of detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer, one of the most difficult cancers to find early and treat effectively.

Heavy Drinking Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Drinking 3 or more drinks per day may raise your risk of dying from pancreatic cancer, new research by the American Cancer Society shows.