See below for news about developments in pancreatic cancer research around the world.
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19 January 2015
New research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has uncovered a gene involved in driving cancer growth and spread, helping to explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal. …more information
14 January 2015
Scientists at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York have developed miniature, living forms of human pancreases which they believe will revolutionise research efforts into pancreatic cancer. …more information
23 December 2014
Results of a PCRF-funded project which combines two different approaches – virotherapy and immunotherapy - show “great promise” as a treatment for pancreatic cancer. …more information
4 December 2014
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in the USA have identified first steps in the origin of pancreatic cancer and believe their findings suggest ways to prevent cancer developing. …more information
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