How Much Walking & Hiking Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk?

Hiking & even plain walking do a great job of lowering the risk of pancreatic cancer, but what’s important to know is just how much per week of these exercises you should do to optimally cut your risk. Read more…

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Why Are So Many Pancreatic Cancer Patients Younger Adults?

What is it with the increase in pancreatic cancer among adults younger than 50? Have you noticed that the people you read about with pancreatic cancer are almost always under 50, even 40? Read more…

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Pancreatic Cancer Risk and Overcooked Meat High Temps Harmful

Risk of pancreatic cancer may be linked to eating meat cooked at high temperature, burned, charred or otherwise overcooked, as in “well” or “well done,” according to the American Association for Cancer Research 100th Annual Read more...

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Can Chronic Pancreatitis Be Caused By Cancer?

. You have that backwards; chronic pancreatitis will increase the risk of cancer! This means that if you have chronic pancreatitis, you probably don’t have cancer, but you DO carry the risk of it down the road—to your pancreas. Read more…

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Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer: Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Biopsy

Find out how accurate the latest fine needle biopsy instrument is at diagnosing pancreatic cancer. Fine needle biopsy is used to extract tissue samples from the pancreas to analyze for suspected cancer. In 2012, almost Read more...

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Red Meat, Dairy, Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Fatty red meats and dairy products raise the risk of pancreatic cancer. Trying to avoid pancreatic cancer risk? Better knock down your consumption of red meat and dairy – fatty versions, that is. A generous Read more...

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Overcooked Meat Increases Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

. Think good and hard before you grill that New York strip steak or brats to a sizzling char; is the taste worth getting pancreatic cancer? Risk of pancreatic cancer may be linked to eating meat Read more...

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Pancreatic Cancer in Blacks Kills More than in Whites

Blacks are more likely to die from pancreatic cancer than are whites. Is being black an independent risk factor for pancreatic cancer? It’s true that blacks have higher death rates from pancreatic cancer than do Read more...

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Lower Risk of Pancreatic Cancer with Daily Aspirin

A daily aspirin may lower the risk of pancreatic cancer. Yes, taking an aspirin every day may lower the risk of pancreatic cancer, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Read more...

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Have a Drink, Get Pancreatic Cancer? How much Drinking Is a Risk?

. If you love drinking, you probably won't quit to prevent pancreatic cancer, but it would be nice to know just how much drinking you can get away with every day before your risk of Read more...

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Pancreatic Cancer Risk Goes Up with Smoking

The link between smoking and pancreatic cancer risk is real. More bad news for smokers: Smoking increases the risk of pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers, with a five-year survival rate of only 4 Read more...

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Cause of Chronic Severe Hunger Despite Normal Test Results

Find out what can be causing ongoing, severe hunger even though your test results are normal. You’re not pregnant or diabetic, and you certainly don’t have a genetic condition called Prader-Willi syndrome (which causes perpetual Read more...

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Orange Diarrhea: Some Causes Are Serious

Have you had orange diarrhea lately? That must have been a surprising sight, maybe even an alarming sight, since loose stools are supposed to be brown (though a little greenish is okay), not orange. Diarrhea can Read more...

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