Pancreatic cancer patients with a particular mutation in their DNA can be treated with platinum-based chemotherapy and live longer. Those without the mutation may not be lucky even after receiving the same treatment. The ability to define the subsets in patients who should receive tailored treatment based on tumor biology highlights the importance of molecular…

Pancreatic cancer is considered the deadliest cancer because it’s tough to treat. First, because of its location in the body and the fact that symptoms present when the disease has already progressed.  Plenty of studies have been undertaken and are still ongoing to find better ways of diagnosing and treating it early while it’s still…