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News and Features Related to Pancreatic Cancer

  1. Meaty Diet Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

    April 20, 2005 (Anaheim, Calif.) -- New studies presented at a major cancer meeting reinforce the old adage that you are what you eat (and drink). One study shows that green tea may stave off prostate cancer. Another study suggests that eating a lot of hot dogs, sausage, and other processed meats ma

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  2. Obesity Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

    Aug. 21, 2001 -- Score another one for moderate daily exercise. This time it appears to significantly diminish the risk that obese people will get one of the most deadly cancers. Cancer of the pancreas is the fifth-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., and less than 5% of people who get the dis

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  3. Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

    Jan. 5, 2001 -- Early results with a new vaccine for the treatment of pancreatic cancer are showing promise. During its first testing in humans, the vaccine has proven to safely and effectively stimulate the immune system in a desirable way. In a few individuals with this deadly disease, the vaccine

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  4. Could Coffee Enemas and Vitamins Save Your Life?

    June 15, 2000 (Arlington, Va.) -- After months of delays and years of debate, researchers are finally enrolling patients for a study designed to see if an unorthodox treatment regimen, including vitamins and coffee enemas, can shrink the tumors of patients with cancer of the pancreas. The controvers

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  5. Common Chemicals Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

    Dec. 16, 1999 (Los Angeles) -- Compounds found in pesticides, food, and a variety of industrial products may be linked to a mutation frequently seen in patients with pancreatic cancer, say researchers in Spain. However, the lead author, Miquel Porta, tells WebMD that these results are preliminary an

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