Articles for Tag: "Dr. John Brems"

Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer? 
Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer?
Today is World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day. 71 percent of patients diagnosed die within the first year. Here’s what you need to know.
Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer?  Featured
Ask a Doc: What should I know about pancreatic cancer?
71 percent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die within the first year. A surgeon shares warning signs.
New therapy brings hope for pancreatic cancer patients  Featured
New therapy brings hope for pancreatic cancer patients
The first major medical breakthrough in 30 years may prolong life expectancy for those with late-stage diagnoses.
Jimmy Carter’s cancer diagnosis sparks conversation 
Jimmy Carter’s cancer diagnosis sparks conversation
The former President’s announcement has people urging for older adults to be included in more clinical trials.
Positive thinking could lead to a successful recovery  Featured
Positive thinking could lead to a successful recovery
An optimistic attitude along with support from friends, family and caregivers are keys to how well patients do after surgery.
Chronic Hepatitis C: Hope for the future 
Chronic Hepatitis C: Hope for the future
Early detection and treatment allows the best chance of a cure.
What does ‘benign’ mean? 
What does ‘benign’ mean?
Scans of the abdomen can come back showing a liver tumor, but more often than not, these tumors are benign and don’t require further treatment.