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Study Identifies New Therapeutic Target for Most Common Type of Pancreatic Cancer

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Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a potential therapeutic target for the most common type of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Developmental Cell.

The findings suggest ISL2, a transcription factor, can act as a tumor suppressor in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) tumors and that its depletion reprograms PDA cells’ transcriptional and metabolic states. Read more . . . 

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