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TED: Good news in the fight against pancreatic cancer | Laura Indolfi


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Anyone who has lost a loved one to pancreatic cancer knows the devastating speed with which it can affect an otherwise healthy person. TED Fellow and biomedical entrepreneur Laura Indolfi is developing a revolutionary way to treat this complex and lethal disease: a drug delivery device that acts as a cage at the site of a tumor, preventing it from spreading and delivering medicine only where it’s needed. “We can make pancreatic cancer a curable disease,” she says.