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J_T
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Telegraph Article -Hopeful breakthrough?

Postby J_T » Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:51 pm

Kate emailed me this link. Sounding good!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/scie ... gable.html

Slewis7313
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Re: Telegraph Article -Hopeful breakthrough?

Postby Slewis7313 » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:19 am

Certainly sounds promising Julia. They've got to beat it one day!

Steve

Cathy
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Re: Telegraph Article -Hopeful breakthrough?

Postby Cathy » Sat Nov 23, 2013 11:40 am

Thanks for posting this Julia.

90% though. I had no idea! Blimey.

Lets hope this promising breakthrough is a real breakthrough

Cathy xx

InfoForMum
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Re: Telegraph Article -Hopeful breakthrough?

Postby InfoForMum » Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:43 pm

Saw this in the Daily Mail (we just get it for the puzzles!). Very hopeful. All the lacklustre research has got to have been due the physiology of the pancreas and most tumours turning up in the head up close to major arteries with aggressive ability to spread and easy means to spread. Gene or immunological therapies just have to be the most likely way to beat this thing into submission. The great news is that I've also read that the number of researchers attracted to battling this (probably because of the new wave therapies bringing such promise) has gone up drastically.

Not likely to help our loved ones, but given that I don't know my genetic history on my mothers side, so might be running the risk of having hereditary pc, it's something I'll be keeping a close eye on for both me, my sister and our children.

Thanks for posting.

Sarah