Pancreatic cancer: Current research and future directions.

  title={Pancreatic cancer: Current research and future directions.},
  author={Marco Falasca and Minkyoung Kim and Ilaria Casari},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={1865 2},
Despite the survival rate advancements in different types of cancer in the last 40 years, the perspective for pancreatic cancer patients has seen no substantial changes. Indeed, the five year survival rate remains around 5%. Nevertheless, in the last decade we have witnessed an increased interest in pancreatic cancer biology and this has produced a substantial increment in our knowledge on pancreatic cancer progression. The big challenge is now to translate this knowledge in better outcomes for… CONTINUE READING