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Inflammation and pancreatic cancer: An updated review


1 Pancreas Center of The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University; Pancreas Institute of Nanjing Medical University; School of International Education of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, P.R. China
2 Pancreas Center of The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University; Pancreas Institute of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, P.R. China

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Kamleshsingh Shadhu,
School of International Education, Nanjing Medical University, Hanzhong Road, 140, Gulou, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029
P.R. China
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/sjg.SJG_390_18

PMID: 30588953

Pancreatic cancer is a devastating disease with poor prognosis in the modern era. Inflammatory processes have emerged as key mediators of pancreatic cancer development and progression. Recently, studies have been carried out to investigate the underlying mechanisms that contribute to tumorigenesis induced by inflammation. In this review, the role of inflammation in the initiation and progression of pancreatic cancer is discussed.


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