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See below for news about developments in pancreatic cancer research around the world.


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June 2019

Targeted drug ‘significantly’ delays progression of some advanced pancreatic cancers

4 June 2019
A ‘precision drug’ designed to target specific genetic faults within cancer cells has caused cautious excitement, by delaying the progression of some advanced pancreatic cancers after chemotherapy …more information

May 2019

PCRF funds seven new research projects with £1.2M

28 May 2019
Seven new innovative research projects tackling pancreatic cancer will start this year, thanks to £1.2M funding from Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF). …more information

February 2019

New insight into pancreatic cancer scar tissue offers potential treatment targets

9 February 2019
The first study in the world to take a detailed look at scar tissue that surrounds pancreatic cancer tumours – also known as the stroma - has revealed a range of different scar tissue types that cou …more information

New 3D imaging technique reveals how pancreatic cancers start

1 February 2019
A new technique to study tissue samples in 3D has revealed that pancreatic cancers can start and grow in two distinct ways, solving a decades-old mystery of how tumours form. …more information

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