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New Minimally Invasive Sampling Technique Allows for Earlier Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer
August 1, 2007
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.According to an article in the August 1 issue of the journal Clinical Cancer Research, new optical technology, coupled with routine endoscopy, may enable doctors to detect the subtle telltale traces of early pancreatic cancer.
American Association for Cancer Research
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