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What makes pancreatic cancer so aggressive? New study sheds light

Diane Simeone, MD
Diane Simeone, M.D.
New research from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center helps explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal, with fewer than a third of patients surviving even early stage disease.

The researchers found a gene known to be involved in nearly 90 percent of pancreatic cancers promotes cancer growth and spread. The gene, ATDC, plays a key role in how a tumor progresses from a preinvasive state to an invasive cancer to metastatic cancer. Continue reading What makes pancreatic cancer so aggressive? New study sheds light.

Articles from the U-M Cancer Center's blog, mCancerTalk

Resources

From the U-M Health System

Quality and Safety Reports - learn about our quality of care and patient outcomes.

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

from the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness - a collection of press releases and links to other web sites pertaining to pancreatic cancer, diagnosis and treatment topics.

Identifying a Doctor and Facility When You Have Cancer

Resources at Diagnosis

Resources During Cancer Treatment

Resources for Advanced Cancer

National Resources

from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
NCCN Guidelines for Patients™ - Pancreatic Cancer

from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Cooking. Comfort. Care. Nourishment for the Pancreatic Cancer Fight

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