Increase Survival Rates in Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists have found that two tumor inhibiting drugs can increase the progression-free survival time for patients suffering from a rare type of pancreatic cancer.
The pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor is a rare form of pancreatic cancer though it has a better prognosis than the more common, and deadlier, form of cancer known as adenocarcinoma. While the progression free survival time for those with neuroendocrine tumor is just over five months, the researchers found that the two drugs, everolimus and sunitinib, increased it by more than six months. Read more…

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