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Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer Boosts Survival by More Than 75% in Mice

November 1, 2015

A new study in mice by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that a specialized type of immunotherapy — even when used without chemotherapy or radiation — can boost survival from pancreatic cancer, a nearly almost-lethal…

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People with pancreatic cancer are practically guaranteed a very short remaining lifespan. This new discovery could extend that life by a significant amount. This is coming a little too late for Steve Jobs, but it might help a lot of other people if it can be moved into the clinic fast enough.

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