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Ultrasound may help breach pancreatic cancer defenses

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Pancreatic cancer, aside from being notoriously undetectable in its early stages, is also hard to eradicate after it’s discovered.

The tumors are like armed fortresses – nearly impregnable to cancer drugs and immunotherapies, and encased in a tangle of collagen fibers around their exteriors, says Tanya Khokhlova (coke-low-va), an associate professor of research in the gastroenterology division of the University of Washington School of Medicine. Read more . . .

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