In earlier research, the team showed that fatty acid synthase is highly expressed in pancreatic adenocarcinomas and may be a marker of poor survival.
What does PA stand for?
PA stands for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
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- Paisley (postcode, United Kingdom)
- Pakistan Army
- Pale Ale
- Palermo, Sicilia (Italian province)
- Palestinian Authority
- Pali (linguistics)
- Palo Alto (California)
- Pamela Anderson
- Pan Am (airline)
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Introduction: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PCa) is still a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.
In these atypical islet-cell tumors, the degree of vascular encasement or occlusion is often disproportionally less than that found in a similarly sized pancreatic adenocarcinoma (Figures 24-28).
Exocrine pancreatic adenocarcinoma diagnosis is usually made when disease is widespread and no surgery with curative intent is feasible.
66) Cumulative rates of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in patients with hereditary pancreatitis reach 30% to 40% by the age of 70 years.
ORLANDO -- A therapeutic, investigational vaccine given in combination with chemoradiotherapy after surgery was associated with improved survival in patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma, according to a phase II trial presented at a symposium on gastrointestinal cancers sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Necropsy findings indicated that the pancreatic adenocarcinoma had metastasized to surrounding tissues and vessels, which was not unexpected given the high grade assigned to the neoplasm during histologic analysis.