Blood test may detect pancreatic cancer early

A blood test may offer a way to detect the most common form of pancreatic cancer while still in its early stages, a new study shows.

John Infanti-Penn • futurity
April 16, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: cancer pancreatic-cancer health-and-medicine blood-tests

‘Time machine’ shows pancreatic cancer cells team up

A tube that mimics the pancreatic duct could help researchers "go back in time" to see how pancreatic cancer develops and spreads.

Kayla Wiles-Purdue • futurity
Feb. 14, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: cancer genes pancreatic-cancer health-and-medicine

Pancreatic cancer sends signal to call off immune attack

Pancreatic cancer cells can sabotage the immune system's response, but blocking the signal could kickstart the fight against tumor cells.

Greg Williams-NYU • futurity
Jan. 8, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: cancer pancreatic-cancer health-and-medicine immune-systems

Biomarker predicts if pancreatic cysts will become cancer

A new way of predicting which pancreatic cysts are cancerous is 95% accurate, report researchers.

Jim Dryden-WUSTL • futurity
June 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: surgery pancreatic-cancer biomarkers health-and-medicine

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