Reducing the growth of pancreatic cancer in patients who happen to test positive for a mutation in the KRAS gene may be possible. Researchers believe they have identified a way to block this gene’s function and help treat this highly deadly disease in the process. Pancreatic cancer affects an estimated 49,000 American each year. With…

With a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of this disease in the United States. While only an estimated 49,000 people each year contract the disease, nearly 40,000 die from it annually. Considered a silent killer, this disease often presents with no symptoms at its…