The average patient with advanced pancreatic cancer won’t live longer than a year. Photo: Alamy The average patient with advanced pancreatic cancer won’t live longer than a year. Photo: Alamy
The average patient with advanced pancreatic cancer won’t live longer than a year. Photo: Alamy
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Pancreatic cancer: new drug therapy significantly slows the spread of the disease, study finds

  • A third of the patients who received the medication olaparib were still alive two years into the clinical trial
  • Those patients had their disease under control for almost twice as long as those who received the placebo

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The average patient with advanced pancreatic cancer won’t live longer than a year. Photo: Alamy The average patient with advanced pancreatic cancer won’t live longer than a year. Photo: Alamy
The average patient with advanced pancreatic cancer won’t live longer than a year. Photo: Alamy
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