Harold O. Douglass Jr.

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Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the tumor characteristics and treatment associated with an improved overall survival in patients with adenocarcinoma of the small intestine. Methods: The records of all patients with primary adenocarcinoma of the small bowel seen between January 1971 and December 1991 were reviewed retrospectively. The(More)
Although the morbidity and mortality of pancreatic resection for cancer has been remarkably reduced during the last 20 years, there has been little change in long-term survival. Based on experience in the treatment of locally unresectable but nonmetastatic pancreatic cancer, adjuvant therapies have been devised that do have an impact on survival. The number(More)
The role of intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers remains a subject for debate. If there is a therapeutic role, it is in the management of true micrometastases or free-floating tumor cells. Peritoneal micrometastases and free-floating cells are poorly responsive to systemic chemotherapy. 1 How to identify the ideal(More)
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