Pancreatic cancer

Foot and mouth disease virus to help treat pancreatic cancer

The dreaded pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rates among all types of cancers. However, a group of scientists are using the foot and mouth disease virus to find a cure for this often lethal condition.

Feb 16, 2020, 22:40 PM IST

Scientists seek foot, mouth disease virus to fight pancreatic cancer

The study was published in Theranostics. Working jointly with Spirogen and ADC Therapeutics, the team have used the peptide to carry a highly potent drug, called tesirine, to the pancreatic cancer cells.

Feb 12, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

B-Town celebs mourn Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's demise

A slew of actors remembered Parrikar and called him a "gentleman, intelligent and a good soul."

Mar 18, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

Tongue bacteria could help identify patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer

This is the first evidence that suggests changes to the bacteria in the tongue could be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer.

Jan 29, 2019, 09:37 AM IST

World's most Michelin-starred chef Joel Robuchon dies aged 73

He was renowned for his mashed potato dishes.

Aug 07, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Blocking digestive hormone may prevent pancreatic cancer

Researchers found that a high-fat diet may promote the growth of pancreatic cancer independent of obesity because of the interaction between dietary fat and a digestive hormone.

Aug 03, 2018, 15:05 PM IST

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

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

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

 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

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

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, 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 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 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

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, 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