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Scientists at University of Sheffield discover new drug to treat pancreatic cancer

The drug, which may improve life expectancy and quality for pancreatic cancer patients, was discovered after examining a hormone called adrenomedullin, which controls blood pressure and other vital body processes but also stimulates the growth and spread of cancer

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Scientists at the University of Sheffield inform that they have invented a new drug which could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer and relapsed breast cancer.

The researchers founded the spin-out company Modulus Oncology, along with a team of experienced biotech entrepreneurs, to fast-track the drug into clinical testing within two years.

The Sheffield team made the discovery after examining a hormone, called adrenomedullin, which controls blood pressure and other vita