Bubbles in the Blood Fight Pancreatic Cancer

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The use of microbubbles nearly doubles the survival time of patients with pancreatic cancer, a new Norwegian clinical trial shows. This is the first time this technique is used to treat patients.

“The results are very, very promising, a lot better than we expected,” says Spiros Kotopoulis. He is a researcher at the Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Bergen and the National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology (NCUG) at Haukeland University Hospital.

Kotopoulis has been one of the key investigators of the microbubble project. Read more . . .

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