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Acute pancreatitis is a chief reason for gastrointestinal hospital admissions. Pain appears suddenly and can last for days without relief. Those living with chronic pancreatitis often need specialized care to improve their quality of life. The inflammation is persistent, inhibits function and causes permanent structural damage. Only a few centers in the nation provide a full range of options for those living with pancreatitis.
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A cancer diagnosis can feel like a crashing wave of change, affecting your body, your lifestyle, even your very identity. How do you cope without letting negativity take over?
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Sylvia George was first diagnosed with advanced localized pancreatic cancer in May of 2017. It started with unexplained back pain, a vague symptom that led Sylvia to make an appointment with her GP. After a CT scan found a spot on her pancreas, the biopsy then confirmed the diagnosis.
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The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding is a death that could have been prevented.
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More than half of American adults have raised, discolored veins that produce swelling in the ankle, along with sore, achy legs. These are called varicose veins, and left untreated, they can lead to more serious health problems.
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If you’re struggling with obesity, losing weight is a lifelong proposition. And it’s not something you can do alone.
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Mark your calendars for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day, an educational program for patients and their families on November 3, 2018, from 1 to 3pm at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, 173 Fort Washington Avenue in upper Manhattan.
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