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Dying Father Gets to Dance with Daughter at Fake Wedding

It was the perfect wedding, the only thing missing was the groom.But that didn't matter, because this wedding was about a dying father with only months to live and his daughter, who wanted to make sure that father-daughter wedding dance happened.To say 25-year-old Rachel Wolf has a vivid imagination Full story

Dying father: Relationships 'most important thing'

   After being diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Dr. James Wolf worried about the milestones he’d miss in his children’s lives. Then his daughter Rachel arranged a wedding party — without a groom — so she and her dad could share the traditional father-daughter dance. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez repor

Teen invents new way of detecting pancreatic cancer

   Jack Andraka, a teenage inventor who built a tool to diagnose pancreatic cancer, talks with MSNBC’s Richard Lui about his “big idea.”

Drugmakers to cooperate in safety review of diabetes drugs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global drugmakers said on Wednesday they would cooperate with an independent review to address concerns of a potential link between widely used diabetes medicines and pancreatic cancer and other safety problems. Full story

Three Key Pharma Stories

   CNBC's Seema Mody highlights the major health care news, including Amgen halting a late stage pancreatic cancer trial.

Tributes pour in for first US woman in space

   Sally Ride, the first US woman in space, captured the nation's imagination with her historic journey into space. NBC’s Rehema Ellis looks back at the intrepid astronaut’s life and legacy after she lost her battle with pancreatic cancer.

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  First American woman astronaut passes away

NBC’s Andrea Mitchell remembers Sally Ride, who died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 61.

  Sally Ride, first American woman in space, has died

After a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, trailblazer Sally Ride has died. In 1978 she was one of six women chosen by NASA from among 8,000 applicants to join the astronaut corps. She went on to inspire women around the world in her roles as a physicist, science writer and the president of Sal

  Woman running 52 marathons in 52 weeks

Hoping to help raise $1million to help fight pancreatic cancer, the "Marathon Goddess" is running 52 marathons in 52 weeks. KNBC's John Cadiz Klemack reports.

  Biographer: Jobs regretted delaying surgery

A new authorized biography of Steve Jobs, which hits stores next month, claims the Apple co-founder regretted delaying surgery after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.

  Prostate exam may not be good screening tool

The prostate-specific antigen test that men have come to expect at a certain age is not a good screening tool and does not routinely need to be done, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Also, learn more about pancreatic cancer. NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports.

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