The Covid-19 pandemic traumatized people and societies, but it also spurred medical advances in a very big way. Perhaps nowhere as much as in the field of vaccines, where a groundbreaking new platform based on molecules called messenger RNA saved millions of lives. Now the technology is coming into its own in other areas, like as a possible treatment for another killer: pancreatic cancer.
We talk about this with Derrick Williams from DW science and ask him: How likely is it that mRNA will lead to a successful cancer treatment? And what obstacles are still left to overcome?
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