Pancreatic cancer

Gene alterations linked to pancreatic cancer survival

Gene alterations linked to pancreatic cancer survival

Adenocarcinoma is by far the most common type of a pancreas tumour.
 

Nov 05, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
A mere selfie could help detect pancreatic cancer – This is how

A mere selfie could help detect pancreatic cancer – This is how

Scientists have developed an application that allows people to identify pancreatic cancer and other diseases by just clicking a selfie.

Aug 29, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Cancer survivor actress Manisha Koirala said she would be revisiting a lot of moments of her own life while playing the role of Sanjay Dutt's mother Nargis in a forthcoming biopic.

Apr 19, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Higher waist-to-hip ratio increases cancer risk in women

Higher waist-to-hip ratio increases cancer risk in women

 Women should stay fit and maintain a healthy wight because a new stuy has reveals that a higher waist-to-hip ratios increases the risk of ovarian cancer by more than a fifth.

Mar 24, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
'Battlestar Galactica' star Richard Hatch dies at 71

'Battlestar Galactica' star Richard Hatch dies at 71

Richard Hatch, star of the original 'Battlestar Galactica' and the Syfy remake, has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 71. Hatch died at his home in Santa Clarita, California, with his son Paul by his side, his manager confirmed to Variety.

Feb 08, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer in new study

Diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer in new study

According to a research, the onset of diabetes, or a rapid deterioration in existing diabetes that requires more aggressive treatment, could be a sign of early, hidden pancreatic cancer.

Jan 30, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
British actor John Hurt dies at 77

British actor John Hurt dies at 77

British actor John Hurt, known for his roles in "Elephant Man" and "Harry Potter", has died aged 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, reports said Saturday citing his agent.

Jan 28, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C is an antioxidant compound found in a variety of fruit and vegetables such as - oranges grapefruits, lemons, cabbages, green and red peppers, broccoli, strawberries, raspberries, etc.

Jan 13, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Pancreatic cancer: Know the common symptoms of the disease!

Pancreatic cancer: Know the common symptoms of the disease!

Pancreatic cancer is considered one of the most virulent forms of cancer.

Dec 28, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
NASA astronaut and climate scientist, Piers Sellers passed away at 61

NASA astronaut and climate scientist, Piers Sellers passed away at 61

Climate scientist  and former astronaut Piers Sellers passed away on Friday at the age of 61. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Dec 24, 2016, 12:55 PM IST
Singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

Singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

Singer Sharon Jones, the lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings who found success after working for years as a prison guard, died Friday of pancreatic cancer, according to her Facebook page. She was 60.

Nov 19, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Pancreatic cancer: Try these natural remedies to prevent the disease!

Pancreatic cancer is considered one of the most virulent forms of cancer. 

Oct 20, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Pancreatic cancer – Awareness of symptoms helps in early treatment

The causes of pancreatic cancer are not known. However, there are some risk factors that make developing pancreatic cancer more likely

Oct 03, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

Oral bacteria may help spot pancreatic cancer

According to previous research, cigarette smoking was also linked to changes in the amount and mix of bacteria in the oral microbiome. 

Apr 20, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Pancreatic cancer: Know the warning signs!

Usually, pancreatic cancer doesn't give rise to any signs and symptoms until it's advanced. 

Feb 13, 2016, 20:45 PM IST

Neem extract shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment

The cancer grows quickly and there are currently no effective treatments available.

Feb 12, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Implantable device could help shrink pancreatic tumours

Pancreatic cancer, which has a 75 percent mortality rate within a year of diagnosis - a statistic that has not changed in more than 40 years, the study said.

Feb 09, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

Diabetes drug slows down growth of pancreatic cancer

Researchers are likely to have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability of the common diabetes drug - metformin -- to inhibit the progression of pancreatic cancer.

Jan 17, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

Daily Magnesium intake can prevent pancreatic cancer

The study found that every 100-milligram-per-day decrease in magnesium intake was associated with a 24 percent increase in the occurrence of pancreatic cancer.

Dec 20, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Robot assists in world's first artificial blood vessel procedure

A hospital in China has successfully performed tumour surgery on a patient with pancreatic cancer taking assistance of a robot.

Dec 14, 2015, 18:18 PM IST