Pancreatic cancer tumors attack the blood vessels that deliver chemo drugs

New insights into how pancreatic cancer spreads could lead to more effective treatments

pancreatic cancer cells

New research finds that pancreatic cancer cells (green) invade and kill surrounding blood vessels (red). This could explain why this deadly cancer is so hard to treat: most chemotherapy drugs use the tumor's blood supply as a delivery mechanism.

Duc-Huy Nguyen and Esak Lee

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