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Changing the future of pancreatic cancer: The ESPAC trials

Category: Science Blog July 31, 2014

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Our milestones

This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.

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The Mail’s coverage of our pancreatic cancer story is a disservice to patients

Category: Science Blog July 3, 2014

We released new stats about how pancreatic cancer is linked to two lifestyle factors: smoking and obesity – but one piece of media coverage was inaccurate.

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Fascin-ating insights into how pancreatic cancer spreads

Category: Science Blog May 20, 2014

A team of our scientists have discovered how a key protein called fascin could help pancreatic cancer spread – we explore their findings

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Our new strategy – “a big step towards putting us all out of jobs”

Category: Science Blog April 29, 2014

As we launch our new strategy, we catch up with chief scientist, Professor Nic Jones, and get his take on our plans for the future.

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Can pancreatic cancer really be “wiped out” in less than a week? Not yet…

Category: Science Blog January 7, 2014

Following exaggerated reports in the media of a ‘cure’ for pancreatic cancer, we speak to one of our scientists about his latest research.

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‘Drugging the undruggable’ – another step towards blocking Ras

Category: Science Blog November 22, 2013

Following this week’s news that a once ‘undruggable’ cancer-causing molecule could now be blocked, we asked our experts for their thoughts on the research.

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Getting to the root of tumour blood vessels

Category: Science Blog January 18, 2013

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentIn the first of this series we explained how the ‘neighbourhood’, or microenvironment, around a can...

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