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Okayama University Research: 3D Tissue Model Offers Insights Into Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Jan 31, 2019 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

Researchers at Okayama University show how specific cells of the pancreas can facilitate cancer progression  

Pancreatic cancer can be fatal. It is extremely difficult to treat partly because its precise growth mechanism is not clear. One of the characteristics of pancreatic cancer is the presence of fibrous structures or 'desmoplasia' that are found in conjunction with the tumour. Scientists at Okayama University have recently clarified the structure and the mechanisms...