Pancreatic cancer news

Clinical trial launches to develop breath test for multiple cancers

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.

Liverpool scientists awarded £2.17 million by Cancer Research UK to spot pancreatic cancer early

Scientists in Liverpool have been awarded £2.17 million by Cancer Research UK to develop ways to spot pancreatic cancer earlier.

Chemo combo could help pancreatic cancer patients live longer after surgery

A combination of chemotherapy drugs was better than a single drug at extending the lives of pancreatic cancer patients after surgery.

Chemoradiotherapy before surgery may extend lives of pancreatic cancer patients

Pancreatic cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy before surgery may live longer than those who have immediate surgery.

Scans could help tailor pancreatic cancer treatment

Doctors should use a specialised type of scan to help decide if patients with pancreatic cancer may benefit from surgery, according to NICE.

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