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24th Annual Public Policy Forum Hosted by the Digestive Diseases National Coalition (DDNC) March 2 – 3, 2014 in Washington, DC   Dear National Pancreas Foundation Supporter, We are inviting you to participate in the 24th annual Public Policy Forum hosted by the Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC).  DDNC is the premier digestive disease advocacy …

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Vaccine Advances in Pancreatic Cancer

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Experimental Vaccines May Extend Life With Pancreatic Cancer Treatment is less toxic than chemotherapy, researchers find By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) —- Patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly malignancies, may live a little longer when treated with two therapeutic vaccines, new research suggests. In a …

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Breaking down cancer’s defence mechanisms

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Doug Fearon Researchers have identified how the ‘wall’ around cancer tumours functions and how to break it down, enabling the body’s own defences to reach and kill the cancer cells within. By enabling the body to use its own defences to attack cancer, this approach has the potential to greatly improve treatment of solid tumours …

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