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A way to prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading post-surgery?

20:00 EDT 16 May 2018 | AAAS

(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) New research suggests a strategy for lowering the odds of metastasis following successful pancreatic cancer surgery: The post-operative period, suggests CSHL Professor Douglas Fearon, 'offers a window during which efforts might be made to keep cortisol levels down and T cells strong so the patient's own immune system can kill the cancer cells that have made their way to other parts of the body but until this point have been dormant.'

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