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Mayo Clinic Researchers Decode Origin of Inflammation-Driven Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have revealed the process by which chronic inflammation of the pancreas, pancreatitis, morphs into pancreatic cancer. They say their findings point to ways to identify pancreatitis patients at risk of pancreatic cancer and to potential drug therapies that might reverse the [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Molecular Marker from Pancreatic 'Juices' Helps Identify Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis — two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. A molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" can identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer, their study shows. The findings were [...]

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Pancreatitis Treatment

Your pancreas is an organ that does two things: it secretes enzymes that help you digest food, and it creates insulin to regulate blood sugar. But sometimes gall stones, medications or alcohol can cause pancreatitis. It's inflammation that can be mild or severe -- in which case you may need [...]

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New Pancreatitis Treatment

Your pancreas is an organ that does two things: it secretes enzymes that help you digest food, and it creates insulin to regulate blood sugar. But sometimes gall stones, medications or alcohol can cause pancreatitis.

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Molecular Marker from Pancreatic 'Juices' Helps Identify Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis — two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. A molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" can identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer, their study shows. Lead investigator Massimo Raimondo, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic in Florida, says, "Many researchers have been working [...]

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