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.