[Palliative treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma].


Carcinoma of the pancreas is the fourth leading cause of cancer related death in Western Countries. The 5-year survival for resectable tumors is 15-25%, while patients with unresectable neoplasms survive a median of 7 months. Only 30% of carcinomas of the head of pancreas and 10% of the body and tail are resectable for cure. Therefore, palliation of… (More)


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@article{Guglielmi1997PalliativeTO, title={[Palliative treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma].}, author={A. Guglielmi and Giovanni d{\`e} Manzoni and Raffaele Girlanda and M. Frameglia and C. Cordiano}, journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia}, year={1997}, volume={68 5}, pages={635-41} }