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Hokkaido University: Deciphering Pancreatic Cancer's Invade and Evade Tactics

Aug 06, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- Hokkaido University issued the following news release:

Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer's ability to invade tissues and evade the immune system. Researchers report the molecular details of this process providing insights into druggable targets for immunotherapies.

Mutations in the genes KRAS and TP53 are closely linked to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, by far the most common type of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer...