Web Extra: Following a close friends death from pancreatic cancer, 16-year-old Jack Andraka created a much faster and far cheaper detection method for pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer. Jim Axelrod speaks with the teen innovator about his favorite awards.
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FRIDAY, March 29 (HealthDay News) -- A new blood test that detects deadly pancreatic cancer earlier than usual might slightly improve patients' odds for survival, a small Japanese study suggests."This new diagnostic test may be a safe and easy screening method that could improve the prognosis of patients with pancreatic cancer through earlier detection," said lead researcher...
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During rush hour in Connecticut, two commuter trains collided, sending 72 passengers to the hospital. The tracks are now closed while the NTSB investigates. And as Don Dahler reports, it's creating a travel nightmare; And, after his close friend died from pancreatic cancer, 16-year-old Jack Andraka unleashed his hyper-drive intellect on preventing more cancer deaths. And as...
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“Pancreatic cancers scares me, ” admitted Dr. Oz in his discussion of one of the most feared types of cancer. Pancreatic cancer is very frightening because it is the deadliest of all cancers. By the time pancreatic cancer is...
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A 15-year-old US high school student whose uncle died of pancreatic cancer has developed the first test for the disease that could detect tumours before they become too advanced to treat.
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Early detection didn't only save Jessica Hicks' life, it gave her 16-month-old son a new one.
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Lauren Rojas' project, which gained national and international attention and YouTube notoriety, will move on to regional competition early next month.
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Sun-safe behavior and early detection are key steps to preventing skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of the...
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Scientists have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis - two disorders that are difficult to tell apart.
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What started as a little blood in her urine turned up an often deadly and difficult to treat cancer for Christine Tilton of Aiken. But a new and unique clinical trial at Georgia Regents University Cancer Center is targeting the way her pancreatic cancer eludes the immune system and giving her hope for better survival. read more
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