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Baylor Scott & White Research Institute Shows Curcumin Protects Against Chemoresistant Pancreatic Cancer

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Baylor Scott & White Research Institute scientists found curcumin, a plant-based medicinal compound, can help overcome chemotherapy resistance in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, the country’s fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths.
According to researchers, resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs is a major challenge for PDAC patients. Initially, patients may respond to chemotherapy but, as cancer stem cells form, patients’ bodies may become immune to chemotherapy drugs. Read more . . .

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