The lymphatic system and pancreatic cancer.

  title={The lymphatic system and pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Darci M. Fink and Maria M. Steele and Michael Anthony Hollingsworth},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  volume={381 1},
This review summarizes current knowledge of the biology, pathology and clinical understanding of lymphatic invasion and metastasis in pancreatic cancer. We discuss the clinical and biological consequences of lymphatic invasion and metastasis, including paraneoplastic effects on immune responses and consider the possible benefit of therapies to treat tumors that are localized to lymphatics. A review of current techniques and methods to study interactions between tumors and lymphatics is… CONTINUE READING