pancreatic cancer

First American woman in space dies of cancer


July 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) After a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Sally Ride, the first US female astronaut, died Monday in California. She was 61, reported Xinhua."Sally lived her ... Read more...

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High-fat food hastens pancreatic cancer, says study


June 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) A fat-rich or high-calorie diet can hasten the onset of pancreatic cancer in humans, says a new study. "Our results showed that in mice, a diet ... Read more...

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Gut probe can spot deadly pancreatic cancer


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Physicians can now spot pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest ever, by simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to its junction with ... Read more...

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New drugs to kill cancers minus side-effects


May 21st, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) A new class of drugs which kills cancers but causes minimal side-effects is being developed by researchers. "These new agents attack a fundamental characteristic of cancer ... Read more...

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Actor Ben Gazzara dies in US


February 5th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Versatile US actor Ben Gazzara died in a New York hospital of pancreatic cancer, The New York Times said. He was 81.A student at New ... Read more...

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Gene that increases pancreatic cancer risk identified


December 30th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) A gene that increases the risk of pancreatic cancer has been identified, experts say.Mutations in the ATM gene may increase the hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer, ... Read more...

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Trace elements in toenails show up cancer risk


December 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Trace elements present in the toe nail can actually tell whether one is likely to suffer from cancer or not, reveals a study. Researchers from National ... Read more...

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iPhone 4S hits Indian stores, starts at Rs.44,500 (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Over a month after its co-founder and tech guru Steve Jobs died, computer technology giant Apple Friday launched iPhone 4S priced between Rs.44,500 and Rs.57,500 ... Read more...

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When Clinton called Steve Jobs over Lewinsky scandal


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton had once consulted the Apple boss about how to tackle the Monica Lewinsky scandal during a late night tete-a-tete, Steve Jobs' ... Read more...

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Apple to hold Steve Jobs memorial Sunday


October 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Apple Inc. has extended invitations to Silicon Valley's big names to attend a private memorial service for late Steve Jobs Sunday, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more...

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Apple flash mob to be held in St.Petersburg


October 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One hundred kilograms of apples will be distributed to people in Russia's second largest city of St.Petersburg Friday in a flash mob marking ... Read more...

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Jobs changed the world: Medvedev


October 6th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev offered his condolences to relatives and fans of Silicon valley guru Steve Jobs, who died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at the ... Read more...

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Aspirin may cut the risk of pancreatic cancer


April 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Taking aspirin at least once per month is linked to a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to a new study.Xiang-Lin Tan, a research fellow at Mayo ... Read more...

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Novel immune therapy for pancreatic cancer discovered


March 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A novel way of treating pancreatic cancer by activating the immune system to destroy the cancer's scaffolding has been discovered by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson ... Read more...

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Malaria drug ‘may slow pancreatic cancer growth’


March 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists say they have shrunk or slowed the growth of notoriously resistant pancreatic tumors in mice, using a drug routinely prescribed for malaria and rheumatoid arthritis.The pre-clinical results ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking ‘ups death risk from pancreatic cancer’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer."Alcoholic ... Read more...

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New video shows Apple CEO suffering from pain


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A new video of Apple's CEO Steve Jobs, reportedly affected with terminal pancreatic cancer, shows how painful it has become for him to take even a few ... Read more...

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Apple CEO has just six weeks to live: Report


February 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs has terminal pancreatic cancer and may live for just six more weeks, a media report said Thursday.The 55-year-old Jobs in January announced ... Read more...

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How breast cancer cells dodge immune system and survive


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists are one step closer to understanding how breast cancer progresses in real patients.They have discovered a new way breast cancer cells dodge the immune system and promote ... Read more...

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Country music singer Charlie Louvin dies


January 27th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country music singer, Charlie Louvin is dead. He died on Wednesday morning.The singer’s manager revealed that the 83-year-old died from complications from pancreatic cancer. Charlie is credited ... Read more...

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Scientists crack genetic code for form of pancreatic cancer


January 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer, called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors.The work shows that patients whose tumors have certain ... Read more...

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Common roundworm reveals pancreatic cancer pathway


January 20th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill carried out a new study on pancreatic cancer with the help of a simpler organism and have made an ... Read more...

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Apple Inc. Officials Tight-lipped About Steve Jobs’s Medical Leave


January 18th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz with which the tech town at present is flooded is the medical leave of Steve Jobs. The Apple Inc. CEO yesterday announced that ... Read more...

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Apple CEO Jobs to take medical leave


January 18th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs on Monday announced that he will take a medical leave from the technology company.Jobs, 55, informed that he is taking another ... Read more...

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New discovery shows promise against pancreatic cancer


December 16th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Johns Hopkins scientists have made a new discovery that could be helpful in the fight against pancreatic cancer.By determining what goes missing in human cells when the gene ... Read more...

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Cancer-stricken Aretha Franklin ‘doing better than doctors expected’


December 10th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 10 (ANI): Amid reports that Aretha Franklin is suffering from pancreatic cancer, a relative has said that the singer was 'doing better than doctors expected' and would be released ... Read more...

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Franklin suffering from pancreatic cancer


December 10th, 2010 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is reportedly suffering from pancreatic cancer.The 68-year-old soul singer's health has been under scrutiny after she revealed she had undergone "successful" surgery in a ... Read more...

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Cancer-stricken Aretha Franklin ‘has less than a year to live’


December 9th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): 'The Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, who is suffering from pancreatic cancer, has less than a year to live, according to reports.The Respect singer, 68, is suffering from ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin ‘diagnosed with pancreatic cancer’


December 9th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): 'The Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.The American singer, 68, who is best known for her signature 1967 song Respect, is recovering from ... Read more...

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Jennifer Grey takes inspiration from Patrick Swayze


September 15th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Patrick Swayze the legendary actor was one of the foremost supporters for "Dancing with the Stars'. One year after the death of her "Dirty Dancing' costar ... Read more...

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Fructose-rich Western diets fuel growth of pancreatic cancers


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers at UCLA has found that pancreatic cancers use the sugar fructose, common in the Western diet, to activate a key cellular pathway that ... Read more...

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Cancer Cells Use Fructose To Thrive


August 4th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): US researchers are believed to have made a startling discovery when they found out that the pancreatic cancer cells feed on fructose. The ... Read more...

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Pancreatic cancers use fructose to fuel their growth


August 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new study by researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that pancreatic cancers use the sugar fructose to activate a key cellular pathway that drives ... Read more...

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Drug combo found effective against pancreatic cancer


June 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Cancer medication sorafenib, which is used for advanced liver and kidney cancer, appears to be effective against cancer stem cells in pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt remembers mom on her birth anniversary


June 1st, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Remembering his mother Nargis Dutt on her birth anniversary, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt says he misses her even 29 years after her death. Nargis died in 1981 ... Read more...

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