• By Joe Dangor

Metformin Use May Not Improve Survival in Pancreatic Cancer Patients

April 21, 2015
AACR 2015 Dr. Chaiteerakij

Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, M.D., Ph.D.

PHILADELPHIA -- Use of the diabetes drug Metformin by patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma may not improve survival according to the results of a study performed at Mayo Clinic and presented today at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, in Philadelphia by Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic.

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 the press release from the American Association for Cancer Research.

MEDIA CONTACT: Joe Dangor, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, newsbureau@mayo.edu

 

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