DPC4 gene status of the primary carcinoma correlates with patterns of failure in patients with pancreatic cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Carcinoma, Adenosquamous
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Smad4 Protein

abstract

  • Pancreatic cancers are represented by distinct genetic subtypes with significantly different patterns of failure. Determinations of DPC4 status at initial diagnosis may be of value in stratifying patients into treatment regimens related to local control versus systemic therapy.

publication date

  • April 10, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2668706

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2008.17.7188

PubMed ID

  • 19273710

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1806

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 27

number

  • 11