Novel Organoid Culture System Shows Promise for Pancreatic Cancer

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Researchers in Germany have developed a cost-effective method for culturing tumor cells in the lab that can help identify appropriate drugs for patients with pancreatic cancer.

The system—which uses a miniaturized organ called an organoid—is currently being used by clinicians at the Technical University of Munich to screen drugs for patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA), the most common form of pancreatic cancer. Read more . . .

 


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