Chinese Medicine: A Novel Therapeutic Option for Pancreatic Cancer

Author(s): Ping Yan, Yongxing Cao, Xiaotian Sun

Journal Name: Current Signal Transduction Therapy

Volume 9 , Issue 1 , 2014

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Abstract:

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most common human cancers with very low survival rate. So far, the difficulties to make early diagnosis and find curative therapy for this malignant disease remain challenging. Considering Chinese medicine with a long history of clinical application in treating various human diseases, it has been now introduced into the anti-cancer treatment and begun to attract attentions of researchers worldwide. Here, we summarize the recent studies on the anti-tumor activity of Chinese medicine in human pancreatic cancer and the potential molecular mechanisms.

Keywords: Chinese medicine, pancreatic cancer, therapy.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 9
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2014
Published on: 24 September, 2014
Page: [26 - 31]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157436240901140924103948

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