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2010-10-29 09:35:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Pancreatic cancer only has 4.6 survival rate, mostly due to not being able to catch it in its early stages. Scientists have discovered that pancreatic cancer develops and spreads more slowly than was previously thought, and therefore allows a longer window of opportunity to catch it and stop it. "For the first time, we have a quantifiable estimate of the development of pancreatic cancer, and when it would be best to intervene," Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Ph.D.,...

2010-10-27 20:42:46

Pancreatic cancer develops and spreads much more slowly than scientists have thought, according to new research from Johns Hopkins investigators. The finding indicates that there is a potentially broad window for diagnosis and prevention of the disease. "For the first time, we have a quantifiable estimate of the development of pancreatic cancer, and when it would be best to intervene," according to Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pathology and oncology at...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.