To explore this connection, Anna Means, Ph.D., and colleagues used a mouse model in which a pancreatic duct obstruction was induced in conjunction with an activating mutation in the KRAS oncogene, as is commonly seen in human disease. Read more . . .
Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is a predisposing condition for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), the most common and deadly cancer of the pancreas. However, the link between CP and PDAC is not known.