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Tuesday Q and A: Removing pancreas is rarely a means of preventing cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is preventative surgery an option for people with a strong genetic predisposition to pancreatic cancer? If not, are there any screening tests that can catch it early? ANSWER: Although removing the pancreas is a possibility for people who have a strong family history of pancreatic cancer, it [...]

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Mayo Researchers Find Cancer Biopsies Do Not Promote Cancer Spread

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A study of more than 2,000 patients by researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has dispelled the myth that cancer biopsies cause cancer to spread. In the Jan. 9 online issue of Gut, they show that patients who received a biopsy had a better outcome [...]

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Press the Pause Button and Connect With Your Heart

Press the pause button and connect with your heart This holiday season, make a personal connection by turning off the technology. Chemotherapy side effects after treatment is done Get the facts about late effects — chemotherapy side effects that last after you've finished treatment or new ones that emerge. Risk [...]

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Pancreatic Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio

Many of us might not really know where our pancreas is located or what it does, but one thing we DO know is that a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, even when discovered early.  Pancreatic cancer typically spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages, which [...]

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Cancer Survivors - Take Time for Thanksgiving

Cancer survivors, take time for Thanksgiving The holidays are a good time to reflect on the past, give thanks and give back. Lung cancer Find out how lung cancer is treated and ways to manage shortness of breath on your own. Symptoms of pancreatic cancer Signs and symptoms of pancreatic [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Many of us might not really know where our pancreas is located or what it does, but one thing we DO know is that a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, even when discovered early.  Pancreatic cancer typically spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages, which [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Radio: Pancreatic Cancer

Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 11-22-2014 44min mp3 Many of us might not really know where our pancreas is located or what it does, but one thing we DO know is that a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, even when discovered early.  Pancreatic cancer [...]

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Pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic identificam primeiras fases na formação do câncer de pâncreas

JACKSONVILLE, Flórida — Pesquisadores da Clínica Mayo de Jacksonville, Flórida, informam que identificaram as primeiras fases no desenvolvimento do câncer de pâncreas. A descoberta sugere estratégias preventivas a serem exploradas. Na edição online do Cancer Discovery, os cientistas descreveram os passos moleculares necessários para que as células acinares do pâncreas [...]

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