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Is Inflammation from Common Medications Tied to Pancreatic Cancer?

Inflammation resulting from use of commonly prescribed mediations does not increase risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology. Chronic pancreatitis...
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Hem/Onc Roundup: Experts Discuss Phase 2 Trial of NSCLC Treatment, and More

Is Myeloma Development Associated With Blood Type? ABO blood groups may play a role in the development and outcomes of multiple myeloma, according to new...
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Opioid Use May Be Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

The use of opioids may increase an individual’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to a new study published in PLOS ONE. Researchers from the...
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Hem/Onc Roundup: Similar Risk Factors for Racial Disparity in Cancer and COVID-19, and More

Risk Factors for Racial Disparities Are Similar for Cancer and COVID-19 Factors that lead to racial disparities in cancer, including health comorbidities, education level, and...
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Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients May Develop Diabetes After Surgery

A study found that surgery for pancreatic cancer was associated with the development of postoperative diabetes, although newly-diagnosed diabetes had high odds of resolution following...
More Young Patients Are Being Diagnosed with Obesity-associated Cancers

Metabolic Health is a Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer, Regardless of Obesity

Metabolic health may be a risk factor for the development of pancreatic cancer, independent of obesity, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology,...
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Hem/Onc Roundup: Lung Cancer Screenings Decline, Insurance Status Linked to Myeloma Survival, and More

Study: Lung Cancer Screening Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic A review found a decline in lung cancer screening, but an overall rise in malignancies since the COVID-19...

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