Vitamin A may help improve pancreatic cancer chemotherapy

The addition of high doses of a form of vitamin A could help make chemotherapy more successful in treating pancreatic cancer, according to a preliminary study done in the UK. According to lead researcher, Professor Hemant Kocher from Queen Mary University of London’s Barts Cancer Institute, "this is the first time that we have combined vitamin A with chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer. The results are so promising that we're now taking this into a clinical trial.”

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