Tokyo University Researchers Develop a Hydrogel to Prevent Complications in Post Operative Pancreatic Surgery

The Tokyo University of Science recently published a report stating that its team of scientists was successful in developing a polymer-based-hydrogel, a welcomed improvement to the complicated formulations currently in…

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The Weather Can Change in an Hour, But a Terminal Cancer Diagnosis Changes Your Life In Minutes

The symptoms of terminal pancreatic cancer are subtle. The disease is usually not diagnosed until it has substantially progressed, leaving a dismal five-year overall survival of five to ten percent.…

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Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives $2.5M Grant for Organoid Research
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Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives $2.5M Grant for Organoid Research

  Recently, the National Cancer Institute provided a $2.5M grant to support specialized medical research being performed at the Wake Forest Organoid Research Center (WFORCE). According to the press release,…

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Experimental Treatment Could be Useful in Numerous Rare and Deadly Cancers
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Experimental Treatment Could be Useful in Numerous Rare and Deadly Cancers

While novel treatments have been rapidly emerging onto the drug scene, new treatment options for pancreatic cancer have fallen behind. But now, according to OncLive’s interview with Dr. P.A. Philip,…

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A Surgery To Treat Obesity Found to Significantly Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
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A Surgery To Treat Obesity Found to Significantly Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

According to EMJ, findings from an analysis spanning 20 years has found that weight loss surgery used to address obesity also significantly lowers a person's risk of developing pancreatic cancer.…

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GOBLET Clinical Trial to Evaluate Pelareorep & Atezolizumab for Pancreatic, Anal Cancers
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GOBLET Clinical Trial to Evaluate Pelareorep & Atezolizumab for Pancreatic, Anal Cancers

According to OncLive, Oncolytics Biotech and Roche are pairing up to run a new German Phase ½ clinical trial. The GOBLET trial will evaluate pelareorep in conjunction with atezolizumab (Tecentriq)…

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Six Grants From the FDA Will Help Fund Critical Rare Disease Clinical Trials
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Six Grants From the FDA Will Help Fund Critical Rare Disease Clinical Trials

According to a story from BioSpace, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it has awarded grant funding that will go towards six clinical trials that will…

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The FDA Has Provided 16 Million Dollars to Scientists to Continue Rare Disease Research During the Pandemic
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The FDA Has Provided 16 Million Dollars to Scientists to Continue Rare Disease Research During the Pandemic

 The United States FDA has just announced that they will be providing  6 new grants, which are worth 16 million dollars for rare disease research. These grants will last a…

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