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Targeted Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer

Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
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Cancers 2018, 10(2), 36; https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers10020036
Received: 22 December 2017 / Revised: 15 January 2018 / Accepted: 23 January 2018 / Published: 29 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Latest Development in Pancreatic Cancer)
Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer related death and by 2030, it will be second only to lung cancer. We have seen tremendous advances in therapies for lung cancer as well as other solid tumors using a molecular targeted approach but our progress in treating pancreatic cancer has been incremental with median overall survival remaining less than one year. There is an urgent need for improved therapies with better efficacy and less toxicity. Small molecule inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies and immune modulatory therapies have been used. Here we review the progress that we have made with these targeted therapies. View Full-Text
Keywords: targeted therapy; personalized medicine; pancreas targeted therapy; personalized medicine; pancreas
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