Endoscopic therapy: a promising treatment for pancreatic cancer

Xiaotian Sun, Yan Liu


Pancreatic cancer remains one of the most malignant tumors all over the world (1,2). Most of the patients were diagnosed as advanced pancreatic cancer, which was unresectable. Although great progress has been made to elucidate the molecular pathogenesis and explore novel treatments for pancreatic cancer, the 5-year mortality and morbidity of pancreatic cancer is still high, and the survival is poor (3).