Impact of tumor-associated macrophages on invasive ductal carcinoma of the pancreas head.


Tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) are candidate histological factors in invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) of the pancreas. Tumor-associated macrophages can be affected by cancer-related inflammation and pancreatitis and interact with important invasive behavior in a recurrent manner in pancreatic IDC. These features may help elucidate the aggressiveness of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1349-7006.2012.02411.x