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Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer

Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) has a dismal 5-year survival rate of only 5% to 7%, and immunotherapeutic approaches that have shown significant promise in other hard-to-treat tumors like melanoma have so far barely made a dent in survival for PDAC.

This is widely believed to be due to immunosuppression within the PDAC tumor microenvironment, which is the subject of 2 research presentations from the 34th Annual Meeting & Preconference Programs of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, or SITC 2019, Read more . . . 


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