Genetics of pancreatic cancer and implications for therapy

Priya Bhosale, Veronica Cox, Silvana Faria, Sanaz Javadi, Chitra Viswanathan, Eugene Koay, Eric Tamm

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Abstract

Pancreatic cancer is a highly lethal disease with a dismal 5-year prognosis. Knowledge of its genetics may help in identifying new methods for patient screening, and cancer treatment. In this review, we will describe the most common mutations responsible for the genesis of pancreatic cancer and their impact on screening, patterns of disease progression, and therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)404-414
Number of pages11
JournalAbdominal Radiology
Volume43
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2018

Keywords

  • Genomics
  • Imaging
  • Mutations
  • Pancreatic cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology

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