With one of the bleakest survival rates of all forms of cancer, pancreatic cancer has been a tough nut for researchers to crack. This disease has an average of nearly 50,000 new cases diagnosed each year and nearly that number of deaths attributed to it annually. With a five-year survival rate that’s in the single…

Pancreatic cancer isn’t the most common form of the disease diagnosed in the United States, but it’s one of the deadliest. With nearly 49,000 new cases diagnosed each year and some 40,000 deaths, this form of cancer has one of the bleakest outlooks. It is estimated that only 7 percent of Americans diagnosed with pancreatic…

As researchers scramble to level the playing field for those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, new findings out of a collaborative study may have unlocked the key to transforming pancreatic cancer cells back into normal, healthy cells. While much more research needs to be done before the finding can have merit in practice, the breakthrough is…