Pancreatic cancer is a highly aggressive and fast-growing form of cancer that starts when the DNA in pancreatic cells is damaged. It is a complex disease to treat as many tumors resist many anti-cancer drugs. There is no known cause of the disease, but some risk factors can aggravate its development.  Pancreatic cancer causes no…

Dr. Gergory Echt explains the various immunotherapy options available for treating pancreatic cancer. Irving, TX – January 16, 2020 – Pancreatic cancer incidence keeps increasing every year in patients across the world. The disease is challenging to treat due to its ability to dampen the immune assault. Standard treatments like radiation therapy and chemotherapy offer…

Researchers have developed a novel vaccine for pancreatic cancer that doubles the survival time for patients. The vaccine is designed to delay the development of pancreatic cancer, and it can also be personalized to individual patients. It could also be developed to treat other types of cancers. The scientists collected cells and added two gene…

Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate compared to other cancers. It is common in both women and men of all ages. Patients may not show any symptoms until when the disease is advanced. Symptoms include jaundice, dark colored urine, back and belly pain, itchy skin, nausea, vomiting, sudden weight loss, the onset of diabetes,…