Gel-like, radioactive tumor implant obliterates pancreatic cancer in mice


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October 21, 2022

Combination of internal radiation and chemotherapy dissolves tumors in 80% of mice across multiple models

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the most effective treatment for pancreatic cancer ever recorded in mouse models. While most mouse trials consider simply halting growth a success, the new treatment completely eliminated tumors in 80% of mice across several model types, including those considered the most difficult to treat. Source: Science Daily/Duke University

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