Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pancreatic Cancer: Lessons from the Lemonade Stand

This month is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month, and I would like to begin this post by sharing my story with you.  Fifteen years ago, on November 5th (my father’s birthday), my family and I sat down in a small, claustrophobic … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer Genomics Papers

Here are the latest additions to the Pancreatic Cancer Genomics group in Mendeley. Some of the highlights include the results of an promising vaccine trial for PANVAC.  The vaccine has an antigen for MUC1, which as you may recall from … Continue reading

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AACR Videos on YouTube

Earlier this month, the AACR held it’s Molecular Targets meeting.  The interviews from the meeting are available on YouTube, and you can subscribe to the channel.  Here’s an interesting interview with Dr. Nadia Harbeck with some interesting news about some … Continue reading

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Latest Pancreatic Cancer Genomics Papers

Here are the latest additions to the Pancreatic Cancer Genomics group in Mendeley.  This week’s papers an entry on a potential diagnostic, and a couple of papers on BRCA2 mutations and how patients with those mutations may respond better to … Continue reading

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Cachexia and Pancreatic Cancer

The last pictures of Steve Jobs that circulated around the internet, showed a figure so gaunt that some people were convinced that the pictures had been photoshopped.  For those of us who have seen cancer close up and personal, we … Continue reading

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