Medical research

Exploring a novel treatment for K-Ras mutant pancreatic tumors

Often undetected until it has progressed to an advanced stage, pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a lethal cancer. The K-Ras mutant pancreatic cancer is one of the most common types. At present, there are no effective ...

Oncology & Cancer

Modeling the tumor micro-environment in the lab

For some types of cancer, the human body itself complicates adequate treatment. Connective tissue and the immune system then build a sort of "defensive wall" around the tumor, through which chemotherapy drugs cannot penetrate. ...

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