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Pancreatic Cancer

Study challenges potential pancreatic cancer target

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:45

A protein thought to fuel pancreatic cancer development plays a much more complicated role, a new study finds. PDX1 is critical for cancer growth, but blocking it may lead to more aggressive tumors.

University of Michigan joins national effort to transform outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:45

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 12 sites to join Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer will be second-leading cause of cancer death by 2030

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Monday, May 19, 2014 - 11:15

A new analysis projects that pancreatic cancer will be the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States by 2030, behind lung cancer.

Simeone named upcoming chair of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network scientific board

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Friday, August 7, 2015 - 09:30

Diane Simeone, M.D., director of the Pancreatic Cancer Center at the University of Michigan, was recently named the upcoming chair of the National Scientific and Medical Advisory Board for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.