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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 781765, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/781765
Review Article

Desmoplasia in Pancreatic Cancer. Can We Fight It?

1Oncology Unit, Third Department of Medicine, Sotiria General Hospital, University of Athens, 10679 Athens, Greece
2Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA

Received 25 May 2012; Accepted 17 September 2012

Academic Editor: Davor Stimac

Copyright © 2012 E. E. Merika et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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