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Pancreatic cancer patients are being urged to take part in clinical trials in an attempt to improve what have been described as "extremely poor" survival rates for those affected by the disease.
Leading charity Pancreatic Cancer UK said more participation was needed as less than 5% of those diagnosed with the disease took part in dedicated clinical trials.
Alex Ford, chief executive of Pancreatic Cancer UK, said: "Pancreatic cancer is tough to treat and clinical trials are essential in so many ways.
"We want to see patient participation in trials at least doubled by 2020 across the UK."
Scientists in Canada described results from a trial of the new treatment, which involves chemotherapy and stem cells, as "very exciting".Read the full story ›
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists said around half of investigations into stillbirths and neonatal deaths are "inadequate".Read the full story ›
Staff recognised that the standard of care was "unacceptable", but described a culture of "learned helplessness" within the organisation.Read the full story ›