Medical News Today: Can the tongue microbiome help diagnose pancreatic cancer?

New research investigates how changes in the bacterial population on a person’s tongue could help identify the presence of pancreatic cancer.

Medical News Today: What does it mean to have stage 4 pancreatic cancer?

When pancreatic cancer has spread to other parts of the body, it is in stage 4. There is no cure for this type of cancer, but treatments can help improve life expectancy and the quality of life. Learn more here.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer cells are ‘addicted’ to key protein

New research on highly aggressive pancreatic cancers finds that a protein fuels cancer cells to the extent that they become ‘addicted’ to it.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: New approach may prolong survival

Pancreatic cancer is often treatment-resistant, but new light shed in a mouse study has ‘more than doubled survival’ and may lead to new therapies.

Medical News Today: What you should know about pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer accounts for 3 percent of all cancers in the United States. It can be difficult to manage because symptoms often do not appear until the later stages. However, treatment is available, and some lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of developing it. Find out more about this type of cancer.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: Chinese tree compound helps destroy tumors

New research finds that the derivative of a compound found in a rare Chinese tree bark can destroy drug-resistant pancreatic tumors.

Medical News Today: A new drug could strip pancreatic cancer of its defenses

A common type of pancreatic cancer is aggressive and highly treatment-resistant. Experts have now developed a drug that may kill this cancer more easily.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: Cannabis compound may boost survival

Pancreatic cancer has a very poor prognosis for survival, but researchers are looking for ways to improve that. Their secret weapon? A cannabis compound.

Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: Some blood pressure drugs put women at risk

A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women.