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How are IPMNs helping pancreatic cancer research?

John A. Chabot
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms (IPMNs) have very distinct features and behave unlike most pancreatic tumors. Because of this, researchers are focusing on IPMNs and their genetic makeup in the hope of better understanding how pancreatic tumors form. This research could lead to new ways of diagnosing and treating the more common forms of pancreatic cancer.

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