An international research team have created a three-dimensional pancreatic tumour model using patient-derived cells to try and better understand this disease’s growth patterns and responses to chemotherapy drugs. Pancreatic cancer is very difficult to treat, particularly as there are no signs or symptoms until the cancer has spread.
The study was led by Professors Alvaro Mata from the University of Nottingham (UK), Daniela Loessner from Monash University (Australia) and Christopher Heeschen from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China). Read more . . .