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Publication Name World Journal of Pharmacology
Manuscript ID 15659
Country/Territory United Kingdom
2014-12-02 08:41
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ISSN 2220-3192 (online)
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Category Oncology
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Progress in pancreatic cancer therapeutics: The potential to exploit molecular targets
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Kiruthikah Thillai, Debashis Sarker and Paul Ross
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Dr. Paul Ross, Department of Medical Oncology, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Trust, Great Maze Pond, SE19RT London, United Kingdom. paul.ross@gstt.nhs.uk
Key Words Pancreatic cancer; Adenocarcinoma; Targ­eted therapy; Genomics; Stroma; KRAS; Chemo­therapy
Core Tip Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is a cancer with several significant genetic aberrations that have recently been identified by international research efforts. Despite these findings, standard therapy for advanced disease consists primarily of chemotherapy. In the last few years two new chemotherapy regimens, FOLFIRINOX and Gemcitabine/Nab-paclitaxel, have demonstrated survival benefits in large phase III trials resulting in a change to current practise. However, the advent of targeted treatments has not yet had a significant impact in this disease compared with other malignancies. Current research strategies include developing therapies directed towards the RAS-RAK-MEK pathway, PI3K-AKT-mTOR pathway, notch pathway and immunotherapies to name but a few, with several clinical trials underway. It is likely that the hetero-geneous nature of pancreatic cancer necessitates a more persona-lised approach to management with targeted treatment guided by predictive biomarkers.
Publish Date 2015-06-19 15:32
Citation Thillai K, Sarker D, Ross P. Progress in pancreatic cancer therapeutics: The potential to exploit molecular targets. World J Pharmacol 2015; 4(2): 180-192
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2220-3192/full/v4/i2/180.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5497/wjp.v4.i2.180
Full Article (PDF) WJP-4-180.pdf
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Peer-review Report 15659-Peer-review(s).pdf
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Scientific Misconduct Check 15659-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
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