The remarkable aggressiveness of pancreatic cancer has never been fully explained. Although clearly multifactorial, we postulate that venous invasion, a finding seen in most pancreatic cancers but not in most cancers of other organs, may be a significant, underappreciated contributor to the aggressiveness of this disease.
- pancreas cancer
- pancreatic cancer
- tumor immune microenvironment
- venous invasion
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine