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Pancreatic cancer develops for years before spreading

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Pancreatic cancer is notoriously deadly, killing some 95 percent of patients within five years of diagnosis. Actor Patrick Swayze died less than two years after he was diagnosed with the invasive disease. A pair of new studies examines the genetic history of pancreatic cancer, and one reports evidence that its evolution in the body might [...]

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