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US Researchers Zero in On First Step in Pancreatic Cancer Origin

US researchers say that they have identified the first step in the origin of pancreatic cancer. The scientists have described the molecular steps necessary for acinar cells in the pancreas – the cells that release digestive enzymes – to become precancerous lesions. "Pancreatic cancer develops from these lesions, so if we understand how these lesions come about, we may be ...

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Steve Jobs’ death certificate says respiratory arrest, cancer killed him

The death certificate of Steve Jobs said that he died of respiratory arrest caused by five-year-old pancreatic cancer that he was battling. It said he died at home in Palo Alto, according to reports. Bloomberg said the Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued the certificate stating that Jobs had a metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor that killed him aged ...

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