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UR researchers make potential cancer breakthrough

Updated: Friday, May 2 2014, 07:06 AM EDT

Rochester, N.Y. -- Local researchers have found a potential breakthrough in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

University of Rochester scientists said they found a gene linked to the disease. They said blocking the gene’s function could slow the disease, at least in mice, though more tests are still needed.

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth-deadliest form of cancer in the U.S.

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UR researchers make potential cancer breakthrough


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