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Haematology and Oncology

Novel therapeutic modalities and drug delivery in pancreatic cancer – an ongoing search for improved efficacy

Authors: Yuqing Zhang, Kei Satoh and Min Li

Pancreatic cancer is a challenging disease due to its high rates of resistance to traditional chemotherapy and radiotherapy. There has been little improvement in the prognosis of pancreatic cancer cases in the past decades, highlighting the need for more effective therapeutic approaches. This article summarizes current developments in targeted pancreatic cancer drug delivery, focusing on delivery systems, targets, and therapeutic agents.

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Metastatic melanoma – a review of current and future drugs

Authors: Tiago Rodrigues Velho

A systematic search of literature was conducted, and studies providing data on the effectiveness of current and/or future drugs used in the treatment of metastatic melanoma were selected for review. This review discusses the advantages and limitations of these agents, evaluating past, current and future clinical trials designed to overcome such limitations.

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