Pancreatic cancer cells de-differentiate to spawn highly aggressive tumors, study shows

By | April 29, 2021
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has identified a previously unrecognized mechanism by which cancer cells of a relatively benign subtype of pancreatic tumors methodically revert-or “de-differentiate”-to a progenitor, or immature, state of cellular development to spawn highly aggressive tumors that are capable of metastasis to the liver and lymph nodes.