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OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk

May 25, 2016

Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Counsyl launches oncology business unit, an expanded test to assess risk for inherited forms of cancer, and tools to improve genetic screening rates across the healthcare system Counsyl, a DNA testing and genetic counseling service, today announced its expansion into the oncology market, with a focus on advancing cancer risk screening and helping cancer prevention efforts. Counsyl’s […]

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Tags: asco, ASCO16, ASCO2016, BRCAtesting, breast, Breast Cancer, breastcancerawareness, Colon, Colon Cancer, DNAtesting, genetic testing, inherited cancer screen


Processed Meat Linked with Increased Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

October 5, 2015

Processed Meat Linked with Increased Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Eating processed meat such as sausage or bacon appears to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. These results were published in the British Journal of Cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Each year, close to 44,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States and more than 37,000 […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition, Pancreatic Cancer, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer


Protein Circulating in Blood Could Be Key to Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

August 6, 2015

Protein Circulating in Blood Could Be Key to Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Research suggests a promising new way to screen for and detect early pancreatic cancer. Certain proteins that circulate in the blood may help identify patients with this disease, for which there’s currently no reliable screening. These findings were published in the journal Nature. Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Each year, […]

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Tags: cancer screening, genomic testing, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, pancreatic screening, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer


Obesity Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risks

July 17, 2015

Obesity Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risks

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Obesity Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risks Overweight or obesity during early adulthood increases the risk of developing pancreatic cancer and is also linked with a younger age at diagnosis. Overweight or obesity later in life is linked with worse pancreatic cancer survival. These results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Obesity is […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer, weight control


Heavy Drinking Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

March 24, 2015

Heavy Drinking Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

People who drink three or more alcoholic beverages per day have an increased risk of dying of pancreatic cancer. These results were published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Worldwide, an estimated 3.5% of all cancer deaths are attributable to alcohol.1 Links have been established between alcohol and several types of cancer, including cancers of […]

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Tags: Alcohol, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, nutrition, Pancreatic Cancer, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer


Aspirin Reduces Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

July 1, 2014

Aspirin Reduces Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

The results of a recent study suggest that regular aspirin use reduces the risk of pancreatic cancer by half.  Clinical studies have also found that regular aspirin use can reduce the risk for colon, esophageal, lung and prostate cancers, as well as lessen the risk of heart attack and stroke risk, the main reason many […]

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Tags: aspirin, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Pancreatic Cancer, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer


January 24, 2012

Test Holds Promise for Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

A test that detects a particular protein in the blood (PAM4) correctly identified roughly two-thirds of patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer. These results were presented at the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Each year, close to 44,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, Pancreatic Cancer, Screening/Prevention Pancreatic Cancer


April 7, 2011

Aspirin May Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Risk

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Aspirin—but not other types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—may reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. These results were presented at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Some studies have suggested that regular aspirin use may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer. To explore the relationship between aspirin […]

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