Pancreatic

Tracking Down One of Cancer's Deadliest Culprits, the Ras Family of Genes

Tracking Down One of Cancer’s Deadliest Culprits, the Ras Family of Genes

Although the role of ras in cancer has been recognized for more than 30 years, all efforts to create drugs to block the mutant Ras protein have thus far failed. But after years of frustration, researchers are finally…

University of Glasgow discover 4 subtypes of Pancreatic Cancer

University of Glasgow discover 4 subtypes of Pancreatic Cancer

Earlier this year the University of Glasgow made several discoveries which will not only assist doctors in creating treatment strategies for patients with pancreatic cancer, but also will allow pharmaceutical companies to develop drugs to battle this most lethal of cancers.

Starving pancreatic cancer cells by stopping them from using pancreatic stelle cells as food

Starving pancreatic cancer cells by stopping them from using pancreatic stelle cells as food

In a joint study researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard, and the University of Michigan Medical School have uncovered fascinating information about how pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation: They force nearby support cells to provide them with sustenance.

Starving pancreatic cancer cells by stopping them from using pancreatic stele cells as food

Starving pancreatic cancer cells by stopping them from using pancreatic stele cells as food

In a joint study researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard, and the University of Michigan Medical School have uncovered fascinating information about how pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation.

Aussies Use Nanotech to Battle Pancreatic Cancer

Aussies Use Nanotech to Battle Pancreatic Cancer

Down-Under some Scientists have been utilizing so exciting new tech – nanomedicine that can take one of the deadliest of all cancers, pancreatic cancer: Nanotech that can deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body.

Gold Nanoparticles Take Aim at Pancreatic Cancer

Gold Nanoparticles Take Aim at Pancreatic Cancer

ACS Nano has released new research concerning a new method of pancreatic cancer treatment utilizing gold nanoparticles. In past studies researchers have utilized gold particles as a delivery system to transport chemotherapy drugs directly to tumors.