Pancreatic Cancer Stroma: Friend or Foe?

Jesse Gore, Murray Korc

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Pancreatic cancer desmoplasia is thought to confer biological aggressiveness. In this issue of Cancer Cell, Özdemir and colleagues and Rhim and colleagues demonstrate that targeting the stroma results in undifferentiated, aggressive pancreatic cancer that responds to checkpoint blockade or antiangiogenic therapy, uncovering a protective role by stroma in this cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)711-712
Number of pages2
JournalCancer Cell
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 16 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Cancer Research

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