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Protein Could be Key to Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

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Researchers in Philadelphia have identified a protein they believe could be a useful tool in fighting pancreatic cancer.

Doctors found that patients with higher levels of the protein, survivin, live longer periods before pancreatic cancer returned.

Doctors hope the discovery will lead to more effective chemotherapy for patients.