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Scientists find new breakthroughs in fight against pancreatic cancer

There's vital information into how the disease attacks the body, opening the door to earlier detection and better treatment.

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: Pancreatic cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day highlights awareness

Pancreatic cancer is a ruthless killer that's predicted to become the nation's second deadliest form of cancer by 2020. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day is Tuesday.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:14am EDT

Tags: Pancreatic cancer, Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act, Ralph Cheney, Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day

Vatican honors Anne Arundel teen for cancer test

A Maryland teenager has been honored by the Vatican for his work to develop a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic cancer.

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 07:30pm EST

Tags: Vatican, Pancreatic cancer, Anne Arundel County

Remembering Sally Ride's historic launch into space

Thirty years ago, Sally Ride shattered a glass ceiling high above the Earth as she became the first American woman to fly into space.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 02:49pm EDT

Tags: Sally Ride, NASA, space shuttle program, women in history, space, dick uliano, Pancreatic cancer

Maryland teen gets patent on medical device

Every parent loves to brag about his child's accomplishments. But Gov. Martin O'Malley is bragging about one special student in Maryland.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 08:12am EST

Tags: Jack Andraka, Kate Ryan, Pancreatic cancer