Potential Breakthrough in Pancreas Cancer Treatment Reported

Scientists in Seattle are reporting a potential breakthrough in the treatment of pancreas cancer, a disease which stubbornly resists most therapies.

Pancreas cancer tumors are resistent to chemotherapy partly because they form a biological barrier around themselves.

Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center believe they’ve found a way to break that barrier down.

“Pancreas cancer actually has the highest one-year and five-year mortalities of any cancer,” says Sunil Hingorani, senior author of the study published in Cancer Cell.

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center report  they've found a way to break through the unique biological barrier a pancreas cancer tumor builds around itself.

via Potential Breakthrough in Pancreas Cancer Treatment Reported | Health | English.

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