Effects of metformin in pancreatic cancer with diabetes

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Published: 16 Apr 2012
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Prof Donghui Li - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA

Prof Li talks about the new findings with the drug metformin in diabetic patients with pancreatic cancer. Preliminary data has shown that 117 patients who use metformin showed a 4-month increase in overall survival and 18 percent increase in first year survival.

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