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Pancreatic Cancer Stages

Pancreatic Cancer Stages

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pancreatic Cancer has several fundamental medical stages. ‘TNM’ stands for Tumor, Node, Metastasis. This system can describe the size of a primary tumor, whether there are lymph nodes with cancer cells in them and whether the cancer has spread to a different part of the body. There are five stages of tumor size in the […]

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Cure for Pancreatitis

Cure for Pancreatitis

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is there a Cure? To begin, there is no complete cure for pancreatitis, but don’t let that stop you from reading. Although there has not been that single cure to fix pancreatitis, there are some common remedies and ideas to help the fight.  Be aware these are not doctor prescribed, but are the findings of people […]

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Pancreatitic Cyst

Pancreatitic Cyst

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

What are pancreatic cysts? Pancreatic cysts are collections (pools) of fluid within the head, body, or tail of the pancreas. Some pancreatic cysts are true cysts, that is, they are lined by a special layer of cells that are responsible for secreting fluid into the cysts. Other cysts are pseudocysts and do not contain specialized […]

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Inflammation of the Pancreas

Inflammation of the Pancreas

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Inflammation of the pancreas takes place in a condition known as pancreatitis. Pancreatitis literally means inflammation of the pancreas. Pancreatitis is a common health problem and can be severe if not taken seriously. Inflammation of the Pancreas Symptoms When inflammation of the pancreas occurs, it often does so with pain and other symptoms. The pain can be in the […]

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Pancreatic Enzyme Supplements

Pancreatic Enzyme Supplements

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

As mentioned in other blog posts, enzymes are created by the pancreas. Their purpose is to help break down the food you eat specifically carbs, proteins, and fats. After breakdown, your body is able to use the result to pass on to the rest of your body. When your body doesn’t produce a sufficient amount of this […]

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Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma ranks as the most challenging of human malignancies, with overall 5-year survivorship being measured in a couple of percent. Major progress has occurred regarding the molecular underpinnings and pathogenesis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma, definition of the epidemiology and genetics of this disease, identification of individuals at risk, and in 2008, the preliminary description of the […]

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Acute Pancreatitis Animated [VIDEO]

Acute Pancreatitis Animated [VIDEO]

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Transcript: Acute pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis is the sudden inflammation of the pancreas. It can be very painful and usually means a stay in the hospital. About 5% of cases are life-threatening, usually when other organs are involved. The pancreas is a digestive system organ that has two important functions. It produces enzymes to break down […]

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Chronic Pancreatitis Animated [VIDEO]

Chronic Pancreatitis Animated [VIDEO]

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Transcript: Chronic Pancreatitis. Chronic pancreatitis is caused by long-term inflammation of the pancreas which eventually leads to the irreversible destruction of pancreatic tissue. Chronic pancreatitis develops slowly over time and is predominantly triggered by lifestyle factors in predisposed patients such as long-standing heavy alcohol or tobacco use, although this is not always the case. Other […]

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Pancreatitis Podcast: Do Grapefruit Seed Extract and Grapefruit Juice Help?

Pancreatitis Podcast: Do Grapefruit Seed Extract and Grapefruit Juice Help?

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the first pancreatitis podcast! In this episode, we take a close look at an article that claims grapefruit juice and grapefruit seed extract benefit pancreatitis. The basis of the article is a scientific study on grapefruit seed extract and the personal experience of a pancreatitis patient. Our goal for this podcast is to […]

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Raw Vegetables vs Cooked with Pancreatitis

Raw Vegetables vs Cooked with Pancreatitis

| August 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the second pancreatitis podcast! In this episode, we take a close look at research that shows the best way to cook vegetables in order to maximize antioxidants. We’ll tell you the best vegetables to cook, the best ones to eat raw and the best methods for cooking them! Antioxidants have been shown to […]

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