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Research points to a new treatment for pancreatic cancer

Researchers have shown how controlling cholesterol metabolism in pancreatic cancer cells reduces metastasis, pointing to a potential new treatment using drugs previously developed for atherosclerosis.

06.05.2016

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Researchers have shown how controlling cholesterol metabolism in pancreatic cancer cells reduces metastasis to other organs. Findings showed a higher number of metastatic lesions in organs of untreated and treated mice, shown at top and bottom, respectively; © Purdue University image/Junjie Li