UK offers new standard to treat pancreatic cancer

A Cancer Research UK-funded study has determined that the combination of two chemotherapy drugs — gemcitabine and capecitabine — should be the new standard of care for pancreatic cancer patients who have had surgery to…

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Cancer A-to-Z

Common cancers Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Kidney Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Uterine Cancer A Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)…

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Pancreatic Cancer

The pancreas is a large, pear-shaped organ that is part of the digestive tract. It sits high in the abdomen, behind the stomach, and joins to the common bile duct. The main function of the…

Pancreatic Cancer and Gallbladder Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer and Gallbladder Cancer Pancreatic cancer and gallbladder cancer are two of the most dangerous types of cancer. One problem is that they can spread very quickly and get out of control very quickly.…