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Pancreatic cancer urine test hope

A simple urine test that could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier than at present has been developed by scientists.

They found a protein “signature” only present in people with the disease.

Pancreatic cancer is often very advanced by the time it is diagnosed – and only 3% of patients are alive five years after diagnosis.

BBC News Health, 3 August 2015

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