A cancer like an “oatmeal raisin cookie”

Pancreatic cancer is like an oatmeal-raisin cookie, according to Professor David Tuveson, where the cancer cells are raisins. Just as oatmeal makes up most of the cookie, non-cancerous cells make up most of the tumor. With support from the Lustgarten Foundation, Tuveson’s team found new cell subtypes within the “oatmeal,” a discovery that his team is using to develop more targeted treatments. Read more.