- By Dana Sparks
Researchers Decode Origin of Inflammation-Driven Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have revealed the process by which chronic inflammation of the pancreas, pancreatitis, morphs into pancreatic cancer. They say their findings point to ways to identify pancreatitis patients at risk of pancreatic cancer and to potential drug therapies that might reverse the process.
The study will be published online August 5th in Journal of Cell Biology.
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Journalists: Sound bites with research fellow and study co-author, Geou-Yarh Liou, Ph.D., are available in the downloads