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2010-10-29 09:35:00

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.

2010-05-05 20:18:00

SAN DIEGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a preclinical stage stem cell engineering company focused on diabetes, announced today that it has received three additional U.S. Patents: On April 13, the Company was granted U.S.

2010-04-13 10:13:00

RARITAN, N.J., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development (J&JPRD) announced that the U.S.

2010-01-22 13:18:52

The neuropeptide corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) makes cameo appearances throughout the body, but its leading role is as the opening act in the stress response, jump-starting the process along the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.

2009-12-22 13:41:40

In the field of hepatic imaging in the context of living liver donors and before complex partial liver resections, three-dimensional imaging of the liver, hepatic vessels and bile ducts has managed to become established in some centers.

2009-12-08 18:52:04

Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is a highly sensitive diagnostic method for the detection of small pancreatic carcinomas.

2009-11-02 15:28:11

MIT cancer biologists have identified a subpopulation of cells that can give rise to pancreatic cancer.


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2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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