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Challenges in Pancreatic Cancer

Edited by

Borislav Vladimirov

Medical University of Sofia

Mila Kovacheva-Slavova

Medical University of Sofia

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal solid organ tumors with a poor five-year survival rate despite current oncological advances. The early and proper diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is of great importance for the improvement of the overall prognosis. This book provides an overview of the current challenges and states of pancreatic cancer and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, including information on diagnostic tools, treatment strategies, and mechanisms of pancreatic cancer therapy resistance.

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Challenges in Pancreatic CancerEdited by Borislav Vladimirov and Mila Kovacheva-Slavova

Published: December 22nd 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87597

ISBN: 978-1-83962-959-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-958-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-960-0

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

1068 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Pancreatic Cancer

By Mila Dimitrova Kovacheva-Slavova and Borislav Georgiev Vladimirov


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2. Advance in Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

By Xiaojie Cai, Jie Gao, Yanfang Liu, Ming Wang, Qiulian Ma, Aihua Gong, Dongqing Wang and Haitao Zhu


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3. KRas4BG12C/D/PDE6δ Heterodimeric Molecular Complex: A Target Molecular Multicomplex for the Identification and Evaluation of Nontoxic Pharmacological Compounds for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

By Paola Briseño-Díaz, Dora Emma Velez-Uriza, Pedro Cruz-Nova, Martiniano Bello Ramirez, Jose Correa-Basurto, Rosaura Hernandez-Rivas, Ma del Rocio Thompson Bonilla and Miguel Ángel Vargas Mejía


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4. Computer Assistance in the Minimally Invasive Ablation Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

By Benjamin Eigl, Andreas Andreou, Matthias Peterhans, Stefan Weber and Beat Gloor


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5. Current Systemic Treatment Options for Metastatic and Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

By Christian Caglevic, Mauricio Mahave, Cristobal Sanhueza and Luis Ubillos


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6. An Overview of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

By Neha Sharma and Deepti Sharma


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