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Gemcitabine is the active ingredient in a drug that is used to treat pancreatic cancer that is advanced or has spread. It is also used together with other drugs to treat breast cancer that has spread, advanced ovarian cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer that is advanced or has spread. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Gemcitabine blocks the cell from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite
Scientists identify vulnerabilities of highly aggressive pancreatic cancer cells

Scientists identify vulnerabilities of highly aggressive pancreatic cancer cells

Antivirals that block influenza can also inhibit Zika virus infection, study shows

Antivirals that block influenza can also inhibit Zika virus infection, study shows

New treatment can halt growth of liver cancer cells, research shows

New treatment can halt growth of liver cancer cells, research shows

Super-resolution imaging of biological specimens: an interview with Dr. Manasa Gudheti

Super-resolution imaging of biological specimens: an interview with Dr. Manasa Gudheti

Using the immune system to fight cancer: an interview with Dr Charles Akle

Using the immune system to fight cancer: an interview with Dr Charles Akle

New immunotherapy treatment may offer hope for many pancreatic cancer patients

New immunotherapy treatment may offer hope for many pancreatic cancer patients

Novel marine natural product appears to reduce pancreatic tumor size

Novel marine natural product appears to reduce pancreatic tumor size

Necitumumab drug shows minor added benefit in patients with metastatic NSCLC

Necitumumab drug shows minor added benefit in patients with metastatic NSCLC

First-line nivolumab promising in advanced NSCLC

First-line nivolumab promising in advanced NSCLC

Combining sonoporation with chemotherapy drug may help improve pancreatic cancer treatment

Combining sonoporation with chemotherapy drug may help improve pancreatic cancer treatment

Combining vitamin A with chemotherapy may offer promise for pancreatic cancer treatment

Combining vitamin A with chemotherapy may offer promise for pancreatic cancer treatment

Bayer-new phase 3 liver cancer data

Bayer-new phase 3 liver cancer data

Study assesses effect of chemoradiotherapy on survival of locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients

Study assesses effect of chemoradiotherapy on survival of locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients

Genetic modification of common virus gives extra weapon to kill cancer cells

Genetic modification of common virus gives extra weapon to kill cancer cells

Added benefit of crizotinib drug for first-line treatment of advanced bronchial carcinoma not proven

Added benefit of crizotinib drug for first-line treatment of advanced bronchial carcinoma not proven

Promising UCLA discovery could lead to new method for improving cancer treatments

Promising UCLA discovery could lead to new method for improving cancer treatments

Halozyme Therapeutics doses first patient in Halo-301 | Pancreatic study

Halozyme Therapeutics doses first patient in Halo-301 | Pancreatic study

Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute awards grants for 10 bladder cancer research projects

Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute awards grants for 10 bladder cancer research projects

Lenalidomide trials show potential for expanding lymphoma, leukaemia indications

Lenalidomide trials show potential for expanding lymphoma, leukaemia indications

Implantable device could help deliver toxic cocktail of drugs directly to pancreatic tumors

Implantable device could help deliver toxic cocktail of drugs directly to pancreatic tumors