From an article written by Azonano:

A pancreatic cancer diagnosis is often a death sentence for patients because both radiation and chemotherapy have very little effect on the disease. According to the National Institutes of Health, there will be nearly 53,000 new cases and 42,000 deaths due to pancreatic cancer this year in the U.S.

However, a new research reported in ACS Nano could lead to the development of a new type of treatment derived from gold nanoparticles.

 

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