Stroma-targeting strategies in pancreatic cancer: Past lessons, challenges and prospects
Faran Polani, Patrick M Grierson, Kian-Huat Lim, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and The Alvin J. Siteman Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, United States
Author contributions: Polani F, Grierson P and Lim KH contributed to the concepts, performed literature review, drafted the manuscript, and approved the final manuscript; Polani F and Lim KH drew the figure using BioRender.
Supported by National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, No. 5R37CA219697-01 (to Lim KH); American Cancer Society, No. RSG-17-203-01-TBG (to Lim KH); and Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Siteman Investment Program (from Barnard Trust and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital) (to Lim KH); and Emerson Collective Grant (to Grierson PM).
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have declared no conflict of interests.
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Corresponding author: Kian-Huat Lim, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and The Alvin J. Siteman Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, United States. email@example.com
Received: January 8, 2021
Peer-review started: January 8, 2021
First decision: February 23, 2021
Revised: March 9, 2021
Accepted: April 21, 2021
Article in press: April 21, 2021
Published online: May 14, 2021