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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 […]


Does Soda Consumption Increase Your Chance of Pancreatic Cancer?

According to a recent report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, there is a direct link between the amount of soda individuals drink and their chance of being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. “The high levels of sugar in soft drinks may be increasing the level of insulin in the body, which we think contributes to […]


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 […]