December 7, 2017

Pancreatic cancer metastasis and chemotherapy

Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer  Metastasis is the term applied to cancer that has spread from its place of origin to other places in the body or the […]
December 23, 2016

PET-CT and Pancreatic Cancer

PET-CT scanning involves positron emission tomography (PET scanning) and computed tomography (C scanning) combined into one machine. A PET-CT scan shows information about the tissues of […]
December 22, 2016

Appetite Loss and Pancreatic Cancer

Appetite loss is a common issue with people who have pancreatic cancer. The appetite loss can result in weight loss that can be due to cancer […]
December 14, 2016

Coffee and the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Coffee is one of the most commonly used beverages in the entire world. Some researchers are looking into the risk of pancreatic cancer and the drinking […]
December 1, 2016

Honokiol and the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Honokiol is an extract of the Magnolia grandiflora plant, native to The American South and Mexico. It is currently being studied for its ability to treat […]
December 1, 2016

Gossypol and Pancreatic Cancer

Gossypol is a natural substance found in the cotton plant. It belongs to the Genus Gossypium. It is currently being studied as a treatment for pancreatic […]
November 30, 2016

Can Gingerol Fight Pancreatic Cancer?

Gingerol is a phenolic compound found in ginger root. It has been found to have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial effects. In one research study (1), gingerol […]
November 28, 2016

Black cumin and Pancreatic Cancer

Black cumin comes from the Nigella Sativa plant and is currently being studied as a possible treatment for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer has a very low […]
October 21, 2016

Jaundice in Pancreatic Cancer

Jaundice in pancreatic patients is usually of the obstructive type. It is usually caused by blockages in the bile duct that normally empties bile from the […]
October 13, 2016

Metronomic Chemotherapy and the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

People with pancreatic cancer do not live very long. They usually only live three to six months after being diagnosed with this type of cancer. There […]