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TGen, HonorHealth use Zebrafish to Help Fight Pancreatic Cancer

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They share most of our genetic makeup, are transparent and are prolific breeding machines. We’re talking about zebrafish.

They’re about 2 inches long and a creature best known as an aquarium pet. Thanks to research right here in Phoenix, they may also hold the key to surviving one of the most deadliest forms of cancer.

“I was diagnosed January of 2015 and they told me the cancer was so advanced that there was so little time left that I should go and get my affairs in order,” said Saundra DeMey Forrest. Three years ago, Saundra was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Read more . . .

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