Pancreatic Cancer BREAKTHROUGH
All cancers are NOT created equal.
Some are highly treatable and have a good survival rate (like melanoma and prostate cancer), while others have a far grimmer prognosis.
Pancreatic cancer falls into this category.
It has a 5-year survival rate of less than 10 percent—and it’s slated to be the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the next seven years.
If this type of cancer isn’t on your radar, it’s time to recalibrate.
Fortunately, researchers have uncovered a significant driver of pancreatic cancer. That means you can finally take substantial steps toward preventing this killer in the first place.
The new study looked into pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), one of the most common (and aggressive) types of pancreatic cancer.
Studies have already shown that obesity and type 2 diabetes are risk factors for pancreatic cancer.
Now we know WHY: insulin.
The researchers found that hyperinsulinemia (high insulin levels in the blood) directly contributes to the initiation of pancreatic cancer through insulin receptors in acinar cells.
In addition to regulating blood sugar, insulin supports the function of acinar cells, which produce digestive enzymes that break down fatty foods.
However, at chronically high levels, insulin increases this action, which ultimately triggers pancreatic inflammation.
The researchers see focusing on these acinar cells as a new target for preventing pancreatic cancer.
This adds another reason to focus on keeping your insulin in the normal range by managing your blood sugar.
If you’re wondering why I keep harping on junk food, sugar, obesity, and inflammation—well, now you know.
You don’t have to have type 2 diabetes for your insulin levels to be high enough to cause the kind of inflammation that can contribute to cancer.
Getting your diet right will not only improve your weight, your heart, and your diabetes risk but will also reduce your risk of over a dozen types of cancer.
And that INCLUDES pancreatic cancer.
P.S. Blood sugar control starts in the gut [DODGE diabetes].
“Hyperinsulinemia acts via acinar insulin receptors to initiate pancreatic cancer by increasing digestive enzyme production and inflammation,” Cell Metabolism, Published: October 31, 2023, doi. org /10.1016/j.cmet.2023.10.003
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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