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New or Worsening T2DM Could Indicate Pancreatic Cancer

February 01, 2017. 1:00 PM EST. Type 2 diabetes could be the first sign of hidden pancreatic cancer, researchers say Read article

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Some Cancer Center Staff Uncertain of Services Offered

September 20, 2016 'Mystery shopper' study shows one in 10 facilities provided misinformation on palliative care services

Early Palliative Care Ups QOL for Terminal Cancer Patients

September 09, 2016 Early care also increases chances of having end-of-life discussions

Statins Could Help Boost Survival Among Cancer Patients

July 12, 2016 Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria

ASCO: IMAB362 Can Lengthen Lives of Gastric Cancer Patients

June 06, 2016 Patients with advanced disease lived longer when they received this targeted treatment

DDW: Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Up in Younger People

May 25, 2016 Incidence up 11.4 percent in 10 years among Americans younger than 50

DDW: New Ingestible Balloon System May Help Fight Obesity

May 24, 2016 Patients using the device lost 6.8 percent of their weight after six months

DDW: Eating Some Solid Foods May Be OK Before Colonoscopy

May 24, 2016 Low-residue diet leads to improved bowel prep, more rested patients

DDW: Fecal Transplant Might Help Relieve Symptoms of Colitis

May 24, 2016 Fecal microbiota transplantation found to improve symptoms in treatment-resistant patients

ASCO: Phase I Cancer Drug Trials Benefit From Precision Medicine

May 20, 2016 Better outcomes for patients whose treatment is selected based on molecular characteristics of tumor

ASCO: Side of Colon Tumor Develops on Affects CRC Survival

May 19, 2016 Patients with primary tumors on left side live longer than those with primary tumors on right

ARVO: Ebola Survivors May Be Left With Visual Impairment

May 04, 2016 One in five developed severe or total vision loss within weeks of recovery in Sierra Leone study

AACR: Study Ties Oral Bacteria to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

April 20, 2016 Two strains of oral bacteria -- P. gingivalis and A. actinomycetemcomitans -- linked to higher risk

AACR: Cologuard Can Detect CRC in Previously Unscreened Patients

April 20, 2016 Cologuard may help spot tumors, but colonoscopy still preferred option

Generic Antivirals Equally Effective to Brand Rx in Hep C

April 18, 2016 Inexpensive antivirals could be a game-changer in many countries, researchers say