Translational research in pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Gurbakhash Kaur, Muhammad Wasif Saif

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Abstract

Pancreatic cancer is ranked as the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States despite intensive basic and clinical research over the last decade. In this paper we summarize the Abstracts #176, #234, and #206 presented at the 2014 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium focussing on BRCA 1 and 2 mutations, PABL gene mutations and expression of microRNAs to matrix metalloproteinase. There is an intense need for new findings in the translational research field with prognostic, predictive and therapeutic value.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-123
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pancreas
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event2014 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 16 2014Jan 18 2014

Keywords

  • Genes, BRCA1
  • Genes, BRCA2
  • Matrix metalloproteinases
  • Pancreas
  • Pancreatic neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Hepatology
  • Endocrinology

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