Tiny gold particles could be key to developing a treatment for pancreatic cancer

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is often a death sentence because chemotherapy and radiation have little impact on the disease. In the U.S. this year, some 53,000 new cases will be diagnosed, and 42,000 patients will die of the disease. But research could eventually lead to a new type of treatment based on gold nanoparticles. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)