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..Finally, it is hoped that new strategies and related therapeutic approaches as outlined here may help prevent the formation of the metastatic niche, as well as counter tumor progression and metastatic growth. ..
Popp F, Bruns C. [Range of variation of pancreaticojejunostomy in pancreatic head resection]. Chirurg. 2017;88:3-10 pubmed publisher
..Currently, aÂ prospective randomized study is being conducted to evaluate the importance of the Blumgart anastomosis. ..
Popp F, Popp M, Zhao Y, Betzler C, Kropf S, Garlipp B, et al. Protocol of the PANCALYZE trial: a multicenter, prospective study investigating the tumor biomarkers CXCR4, SMAD4, SOX9 and IFIT3 in patients with resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma to predict the pattern of recurrence of the disease. BMC Cancer. 2017;17:229 pubmed publisher
..In the future, biomarker expression analysis could be performed on tumor biopsies to develop personalized therapeutic pathways right after diagnosis of cancer. German Clinical Trials Register, DRKS00006179 . ..