Rainer Hamacher

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Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is one of the most common causes of cancer related death. Despite the advances in understanding of the molecular pathogenesis, pancreatic cancer remains a major unsolved health problem. Overall, the 5-year survival rate is less than 5% demonstrating the insufficiency of current therapies. Most cytotoxic therapies(More)
Primary heart tumors are an extremely rare oncological entity with primary cardiac sarcomas usually representing 20% of all primary cardiac tumorous lesions [Shanmugam: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006;29: 925-932; Orlandi et al.: J Thorac Oncol 2010;5: 1483-1489]. Angiosarcoma is the most prevalent histology and despite a multidisciplinary approach tends to(More)
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