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Preventing Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Work Together to Diagnose Cancer Faster

  Pancreatic cancer is often found late and spreads quickly. This makes it difficult to treat – it’s predicted to become the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States by 2030.i  The American Cancer Society estimates about 46,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the US in 2014.ii Cancerous pancreatic cysts […]


Diagnosing Pancreatic Cysts with Cellvizio Optical Biopsy

What are Pancreatic Cysts? Pancreatic cysts are fluid-filled sacs within your pancreas, a large organ behind the stomach that produces the hormones and enzymes that help digest food. Most pancreatic cysts are benign, but some cysts have a risk of becoming cancerous over time. Because pancreatic cancer can spread rapdily, early detection and diagnosis is […]


The Healthiest Nuts For Pancreatic Cyst Prevention

In a recent study by Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School1 it was determined that there is an association between an increase in nut consumption and a decreased risk of pancreatic cysts and cancer. The study shows that eating a one-ounce serving of nuts at least twice a week decreases your chance of developing a […]