Medicine » Oncology

Pancreatic Cancer - Insights into Molecular Mechanisms and Novel Approaches to Early Detection and Treatment

Edited by Kelly McCall, ISBN 978-953-51-1375-1, 196 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published May 14, 2014 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/57079
Edited Volume

This book provides the reader with an update on recent findings related to the molecular basis for the development and progression of pancreatic cancer. This book also informs the reader about the link between obesity and pancreatic cancer, and how a well-known and widely used anti-diabetic drug may also be potentially useful for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Moreover, this book provides insight into novel approaches for improved earlier detection of pancreatic cancer.