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New Research Published In Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Cancer

About 5% of pancreatic cancers are neuroendocrine tumours, these are tumours that form in the hormone-making cells (islet cells) of the pancreas. Findings published in the American Journal of the Cancer Institute have found that a protein in neuroendocrine tumours called focal adhesion kinase (FAK) that normally helps the islet cells of the pancreas to survive, is […]

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Pancreatic Cancer Urine Test Shows Potential

Pancare welcomes UK research about a simple urine test that could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier. An effective screening tool that can identify the presence of “early” pancreatic cancer may offer patients a better chance of cure with surgery and would represent an advance in the management of pancreatic cancer. Each year pancreatic cancer is […]

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