A comparison of chemotherapy use in stage IV pancreatic cancer.


257 Background: Palliative chemotherapy is the standard of care for stage IV pancreatic cancer patients (SFPC). METHODS This study compares the amount of chemotherapy given for SFPC across insurance types using the National Cancer Database (NCDB), which contains 70% of U.S. cancer cases. RESULTS The NCDB reported 115,512 patients diagnosed with SFPC… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/jco.2012.30.34_suppl.257


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