Pancreatic Cancer
Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Scientists Develop Novel Platform for Treatment of Breast, Pancreatic Cancer

Patrick Griffin is chair of The Scripps Research Institute Department of Molecular Therapeutics and director of the Translational Research Institute at Scripps Florida. (Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute.)

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a novel synthetic compound that  More...

by BioNews | Published 3 years ago
A team of researchers has developed a method to grow pancreatic tissue in a three-dimensional culture system, called organoids. The scientists are able to use tissue not only from laboratory mouse models, but also from human patients. The technology promises to change the way pancreatic cancer research is done, offering a path to personalized treatment approaches in the future.
Image Credit: D. Tuveson/ Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

New 3-D culture system for pancreatic cancer developed

In a breakthrough, a new 3-D method to grow pancreatic tissue not only from laboratory mouse models but also from human  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Early diagnosis and treatment for pancreatic and biliary cancers is very challenging as development of breakthrough chemotherapy and target therapy is limited in such cases  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Unmasking the deadly secrets of pancreatic cancer

A large-scale study that defines the complexity of underlying mutations  More...