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New discovery may lead to better treatment options for pancreatic cancer patients

21:18 EDT 22 Oct 2018 | News-Medical.net

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat and is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Now, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health and Lankenau Institute for Medical Research scientists find that a gene involved in the immune system called IDO2 plays a significant role in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, the most common type of pancreatic cancer.

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