[Surgical standard therapy for cancer of the pancreas].

  title={[Surgical standard therapy for cancer of the pancreas].},
  author={Helmut Friess and Joerg Kleeff and Lynn F. Fischer and Michael M{\"u}ller and Markus W. B{\"u}chler},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  volume={74 3},
Approximately 150,000 people worldwide and 40,000 people in Europe die each year of pancreatic cancer,making it one of the five leading causes of cancer-related death and one of the most aggressive human tumors. Resection is still the only option that offers a chance of cure for pancreatic cancer patients. Recent studies have highlighted the correlation between the number of pancreatic resections per year and postoperative mortality. Thus, large centers of pancreatic surgery have mortality… CONTINUE READING