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10 March 2014
A research team from Imperial College London has shown that blocking the function of an enzyme known as Hhat slows the growth and spread of pancreatic cancer, by preventing a protein called Hedgehog f …more information
11 February 2014
Pancreatic stellate cells, which normally aid tissue repair, unwittingly help pancreatic cancer grow and spread in a method of ‘cell hijack’ only seen before in brain and breast cancer, according …more information
23 December 2013
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have identified how the protective ‘wall’ around cancer tumours functions and how to break it down, enabling the body’s own defences to reach and kil …more information
21 December 2013
Scientists from The University of Manchester believe they have discovered a new way to make chemotherapy treatment more effective for pancreatic cancer patients …more information
15 October 2013
A discovery by researchers at the UCLA School of Dentistry in the US could herald the development of a non-invasive way of testing for pancreatic cancer using saliva. …more information
8 October 2013
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati in the USA have discovered a biomarker for pancreatic cancer - a molecule called phosphatidylserine, or PS for short. Furthermore, they believe that PS coul …more information
20 September 2013
A potentially treatable sub-type of pancreatic cancer has been identified by a team of Australian researchers. …more information