"Endoscopic Therapy Is Effective for Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis"

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Dr. Yadav discusses his manuscript "Endoscopic Therapy Is Effective for Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/LNLXpC

Stereotactic body radiation therapy cancer treatment

submitted by: mdanderson
Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) differs from traditional radiation therapy for cancer patients. Treatment takes less time (four days versus seven weeks), it’s double the radiation dose and it spares the healthy tissue surrounding the tumor. SBRT is commonly used to treat lung and pancreatic cancers, as well as cancers that have spread to the liver, lung, adrenal glands and spine. Joe Chang, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center,...

Hope on the Horizon for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

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Clinical Trial: http://1.usa.gov/PncreasCncr Milind Javle, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, is offering hope for those faced with pancreatic cancer. Javle is leading a new clinical trial which targets the rapid growth of pancreatic cancer cells. This trial is testing the standard treatment with a new antibody that has shown promising results in the laboratory. Javle says it is believed that every pancreatic...