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Potential treatment for pancreatic cancer could increase life expectancy

Researchers have developed a device that uses electric fields to drive chemotherapy drugs through the protective barrier of tissue and directly into pancreatic tumors, preventing their growth.

New study suggests why pancreatic cancer is so aggressive

New study suggests why pancreatic cancer is so aggressive

New study helps explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal, with less than one-third of patients surviving even early stage disease.

Potential biomarkers of early pancreatic cancer discovered

Potential biomarkers of early pancreatic cancer discovered

Patients with pancreatic cancer face a poor prognosis, as only approximately 6% of patients survive.

Maximum tolerated doses of gemcitabine

Maximum tolerated doses of gemcitabine

How much more toxicity and myelosuppression has been associated with gemcitabine (Gemzar) when it is infused over periods longer than 30 minutes?

Cancer biopsies found not to promote cancer spread

A recent study may dispel the myth that cancer biopsies have a role in the spreading of cancer in the body.

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