Pancreatic Cancer and the Hope for the Future

Pancreatic Cancer and the Hope for the Future

Pancreatic cancer has a five-year survival rate of less than nine percent. Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine is seeking to improve those odds by looking at genetic signatures in the largest study of its kind that could be used to improve the matching of drugs to patients and in […]

Pancreatic Cancer Predicted Second Deadliest by 2030

Pancreatic Cancer Predicted Second Deadliest by 2030

Pancreatic cancer is predicted to become the second deadliest form of cancer by 2030. Next to lung cancer, this aggressive disease is projected to become the second most common cause of cancer-related death in the United States by 2030, overtaking deaths resulting from breast and colon cancers, according to new research detailing projections for cancer […]