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Kyudai Startup Announces Early Pancreatic Cancer Method

Hirotsu Bio Science, a Kyushu University startup, discovered the possibility of detecting early pancreatic cancer with nematodes. The disease, which kills approximately 30,000 patients in Japan each year, has been called a silent killer as it often progresses without causing subjective symptoms. The new technology uses 1-millimeter-long nematodes that get attracted to the odor of urine of cancer patients. Source: Asahi / Hirotsu Bio Science

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Published: Sep 8, 2021 / Last Updated: Sep 9, 2021