Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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LAPACT trial for pancreatic cancer results presented to American Society of Clinical Oncology

Abraxane + gemcitabine see positive results from LAPACT trial for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

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EU approves Lutathera (lutetium 177Lu oxodotreotide) for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.- Advanced Accelerator Applications.

Advanced Accelerator Applications has announced that the European Commission has approved the marketing authorization of Lutathera (lutetium 177Lu oxodotreotide) for...

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Cancer of the Pancreas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

A recent study within Europe reports that pancreatic cancer is the fourth most fatal cancer in men after lung, colorectal,...

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The management of locally advanced pancreatic cancer: European Society of Digestive Oncology (ESDO) expert discussion and recommendations from the 14th ESMO/ World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, Barcelona

This article focuses on the management of locally advanced pancreatic cancer and summarizes the expert discussion, which was organized by...

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Neuroendocrine gastro-entero-pancreatic tumors: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Enhanced recovery after surgery for pancreaticoduodenectomy: Review of current evidence and trends.

Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains a morbid procedure. The use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways has proven to reduce care time and post-operative complications after colorectal surgery.

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Weekday of cancer surgery in relation to prognosis.

Background: Later weekday of surgery seems to affect the prognosis adversely in oesophageal cancer, whereas any such influence on other cancer sites is unknown. This study aimed to test whether weekday of surgery influenced...

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The role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in prostate, pancreatic and stomach cancers.

The association of germline mutations in the breast cancer susceptibility gene 1 (BRCA1) and the breast cancer susceptibility gene 2 (BRCA2) with the development of breast and ovarian...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.