Fighting pancreatic cancer with computers and lasers

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    When Dr John Hermans meets a patient with pancreatic cancer at his hospital, he has to steel himself.Patients with this type of tumour are often diagnosed too late to save them. On average, only 25% survive for a year and 12% are still alive after five years.Major killer‘One difficulty with these patients is that you very seldom have good news,’ said Hermans, a clinician at Radboud University Medical Center, also known as Radboud UMC, in the Netherlands.

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