Tag Archives: Pancreatic Cancer

United States Was Ranked Seventh in Global Cancer Rates

According to the data published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), the United States has the seventh highest cancer rate in the world, according to new data published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).  Of the … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Common Cancers?

The incidence and burden of cancer is huge.  Nearly 12.7 million of people are diagnosed of cancer every day and 7.6 million die from cancer.  The global cancer epidemic is set to continue rising, with the number of worldwide cancer … Continue reading

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Europe Approved Sutent for Rare Pancreatic Cancer

The European Commission has recently approved Sutent (sunitinib) as a medicine for treating patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).   The drug is now indicated to treat unresectable metastatic, well-differentiated pancreatic NET in adults with disease progression.  The approval was based … Continue reading

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Anorexia and Cachexia – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prognosis and Latest Treatment

Anorexia in Cancer Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome (CACS) is an extremely common condition in cancer patients.  It is estimated that 50% of cancer patients suffered from anorexia.  The exact frequency of CACS varies according to the primary pathology (from 30% in … Continue reading

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Everolimus (Affinitor) Improves Survival in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors affect the hormone-producing tissues within the pancreas, and have an incidence rate, affecting only 2 to 4 people per million worldwide.   The incidence, however, is rising, and has quadrupled in the past 30 years, according to data … Continue reading

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Pancreatic cancer – Causes, Prevention, Prognosis, Diagnosis and Latest Treatment

Prevalence Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of adult cancer death, accounting for an estimated 42,470 new cases and 35,240 deaths in USA for 2009.  The high mortality rate is due to the high incidence of metastatic disease … Continue reading

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