Pancreatic cancer news

Makeup of bacteria in pancreatic tumours linked to survival

US researchers have found a link between the makeup of bacteria in the tumours of people with pancreatic cancer and how long they live.

Targeted drug trial points to potential ‘new age’ for pancreatic cancer treatment

A drug that’s designed to target weaknesses inside cancer cells can hold some advanced pancreatic cancers at bay for a short time after chemotherapy.

Cancer Research UK to test targeted drug in pancreatic cancer

A dual kinase inhibitor is entering a clinical trial for advanced pancreatic cancer in combination with gemcitabine.

Pancreatic cancers ‘talk’ to neighbouring cells in mice, pointing to potential new drug targets

Scientists have found a new way in which cells that surround pancreatic cancers in mice can help the tumours grow.

Clinical trial launches to develop breath test for multiple cancers

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.

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