Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3--13

Inflammation and pancreatic cancer: An updated review


Kamleshsingh Shadhu1, Chunhua Xi2 
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

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Kamleshsingh Shadhu
School of International Education, Nanjing Medical University, Hanzhong Road, 140, Gulou, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029
P.R. China

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.


How to cite this article:
Shadhu K, Xi C. Inflammation and pancreatic cancer: An updated review.Saudi J Gastroenterol 2019;25:3-13


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Shadhu K, Xi C. Inflammation and pancreatic cancer: An updated review. Saudi J Gastroenterol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Apr 25 ];25:3-13
Available from: http://www.saudijgastro.com/article.asp?issn=1319-3767;year=2019;volume=25;issue=1;spage=3;epage=13;aulast=Shadhu;type=0