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Research advances in immunotherapy for liver metastasis of pancreatic cancer

DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-5256.2018.11.044
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  • Published Date: 2018-11-20
  • Patients with liver metastasis of pancreatic cancer have poor prognosis and few opportunities for surgery, and conventional radiochemotherapy lacks a satisfactory effect. As a new therapeutic strategy for tumor, immunotherapy fights against cancer by enhancing patients' immune function and may thus become an effective treatment regimen for liver metastasis of pancreatic cancer. This article reviews the latest research advances in immunotherapy for liver metastasis of pancreatic cancer from the aspects of immunomodulator, monoclonal antibody, immune checkpoint inhibitor, adoptive cellular immunotherapy, and tumor vaccine and points out that a combined treatment regimen has a promising future in clinical application.


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