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RAS Activation Prevents Pancreatic Cancer Cells from Starving

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Pancreatic cancer is extremely aggressive and often has a poor prognosis, so understanding the underlying molecular mechanism that keeps these particular cancer cells alive is critical to improving patient outcomes.

Now, a new study at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine reveals the mechanism that helps pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation within dense tumors by hijacking a process that pulls nutrients in from their surroundings. Read more . . . 

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