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Diabetes drug may help fight cancer

A cheap and relatively safe diabetes drug, metformin, might have cancer-fighting properties, according to an international study - but findings fall short of proving it actually can stave off cancer. Researchers, whose findings were publis

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Drug cuts diabetics' pancreatic cancer risk

Diabetics who took the drug metformin, which makes the body process insulin better, had a 62 per cent lower risk of pancreatic cancer compared to those who had never received it, US researchers said on Saturday. But the risk of getting the

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