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Among Patients Carrying BRCA Mutations, PARP Inhibitor Shows Activity In Pancreatic, Prostate Cancers
18 May 2013
In the largest clinical trial to date to examine the efficacy of PARP inhibitor therapy in BRCA 1/2 carriers with diseases other than breast and ovarian cancer, the oral drug olaparib was found to be effective against... [read article
In Pancreatic Cancer, Breakthrough In The Understanding Of How The Cancer Cells Ingest Nutrients Points To New Drug Target
15 May 2013
In a landmark cancer study published online in Nature, researchers at NYU School of Medicine have unraveled a longstanding mystery about how pancreatic tumor cells feed themselves, opening up new therapeutic possibilities... [read article
Evidence-Based Overview For Physicians: Diagnosis And Management Of Pancreatic Cancer
24 April 2013
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of death from cancer, and while family physicians in Canada only see 1 case a year, the number of cases is expected to increase as the population ages... [read article
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