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Study: Some pancreatic cancer treatments may be going after the wrong targets
Researchers find that eliminating scar tissue, inflammation may make tumors more deadlyNew research represents a significant change in the understanding of how pancreatic cancer grows – and how it might be defeated.
Unlike other types of cancer, pancreatic cancer produces a lot of scar tissue and inflammation. For years, researchers believed that this scar tissue, called desmoplasia, helped the tumor grow, and they've designed treatments to attack this.
Dr. Oz Show appearance
Links to Dr. Oz Appearances::
- Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough, part 1
- Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough, part 2
- Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough, part 3