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Tue, Mar 03

Australian researcher’s map of pancreatic cancer will refine treatment

Tumours are a lot like earthquakes. No two are the same, and just as quakes occur mostly along fault lines, scientists have discovered that tumours also have unstable regions hidden inside their genomes.

An Australian-led research group has conducted the most thorough analysis of pancreatic cancers, identifying four subgroups that differentiate tumours by their gene arrangements.

Get more from the Sydney Morning Herald here.