Helping increase the survival rate of patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer is the focus of intense study. With a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, this form of cancer is among the deadliest. While a number of potential breakthroughs are on the horizon, a study has shown one particular hope for extending…

People who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are likely to find their treatment options limited and their prognosis somewhat grim. With a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, this form of cancer is considered one of the deadliest. While much research is currently under way to help improve survival rates, breakthroughs have been…