See below for news about developments in pancreatic cancer research around the world.
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30 September 2014
A synthetic form of vitamin D has been found to collapse the thick fibrous tissue, called stroma, surrounding pancreatic tumours, making the cancer much easier for drugs to reach. …more information
26 September 2014
A new study at the University of Missouri has found that a molecule used as a communication system by bacteria can be manipulated to prevent cancer cells from spreading. …more information
1 August 2014
A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA has been announced today by the Prime Minister …more information
2 June 2014
UK scientists have revealed fresh insight into how a the most common chemotherapy drug used to treat pancreatic cancer – gemcitabine – is broken down in tumour cells. …more information
24 May 2014
UK based researchers have shown how switching off a key protein in pancreatic cells slows the spread of the disease to other tissues. …more information