Translational research in pancreatic cancer. Highlights from the "44th ASCO Annual Meeting". Chicago, IL, USA. May 30 - June 3, 2008.

@article{Saif2008TranslationalRI,
  title={Translational research in pancreatic cancer. Highlights from the "44th ASCO Annual Meeting". Chicago, IL, USA. May 30 - June 3, 2008.},
  author={Muhammad Wasif Saif},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          398-402
        }
}
Pancreatic cancer is an international problem because of its increasing incidence worldwide. The incidence and age-adjusted mortality rates are almost equal, underscoring the aggressive nature of the disease. Although efforts are being made to unveil the principles governing the initiation and progression of this cancer, and to identify the factors that confer its particular aggressiveness, the exact succession of molecular events underlying the development of this devastating malignancy has… CONTINUE READING