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BY Katie McCallum

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal types of cancer, expected to cause more than 44,000 deaths in the U.S. this year. It’s a deadly trend that continues to rise. Radiation therapy can be an important component of a pancreatic cancer patient’s treatment plan, but it doesn’t offer a chance at a cure.

This prompted MD Anderson experts to initiate the first clinical trial in the U.S. examining the safety and effectiveness...

pancreatic cancer illustration