HIRSHBERG FOUNDATION FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION NEwSlETTER 2011 What a year it has been for advancing pancre atic cancer research!

Mechanisms and Treatment

n association between alcohol abuse and pancreatic injury was reported as early as 1878 (Friedreich 1878). Alcoholic pancreatitis is a potentially fatal illness that may be short term (i.e., acute) or long term (i.e., chronic).

Cancer of the Pancreas

Pancreatic (PAN-kree-A-tik) : Having to do with the pancreas. Pancreatic duct (PAN-kree-A-tik dukt): Partof a system of ducts in the pancreas. Pancreatic juices containing enzymes are released into these ducts and flow into the small intestine. 36

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Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient Guide Staff of the Comprehensive Cancer Center's Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Program provided information for this handbook: GI Oncology Program, Patient Education Program, Gastrointestinal Surgery Department, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Surgical ...

Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms

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Medical Update on Pancreatic Cancer

Medical Update on Pancreatic Cancer Presented by Gauri R. Varadhachary, MD The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Samuel Whiting, MD, PhD

Pancreatic Cancer

National Cancer Institute U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health A Snapshot of Pancreatic Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rate Trends In the United States, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in both men and women.

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1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death, pancreatic cancer represents a major threat to human health in the United States.

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1 Second Meeting of the Subcommittee of the Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines Geneva, 29 September to 3 October 2008 Application for the inclusion of Pancreatic Enzymes in the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines Submitted by Cystic Fibrosis Worldwide

Pancreatic Cancer

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