Biomarkers in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

  • Nicholas Joza Tufts University School of Medicine. Boston, MA, USA
  • Muhammad Wasif Saif Tufts University School of Medicine. Boston, MA, USA
Keywords: Biological Markers, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-met


Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is a highly aggressive cancer, with a median patient survival of less than one year. Clinically useful biomarkers capable of accurately assessing prognosis, as well as response to therapy, are urgently needed. At the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, Maus et al. (Abstract #e15199) and Neuzillet et al. (Abstract #e15200) present data on use of c-met as a prognostic biomarker, and Shultz et al. (Abstract #4133) use a multiplex antibody panel to identify predictive markers of response to gemcitabine and erlotinib.

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How to Cite
JozaN., & SaifM. (2014). Biomarkers in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. JOP. Journal of the Pancreas, 15(4), 308-309.
Highlights from the “50th ASCO Annual Meeting 2014”. Chicago, IL, USA. May 30 - June 3, 2014

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