Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas: clinical analysis of 115 patients from Pancreatic Cancer Registry of Japan Pancreas Society.

@article{Kitagami2007AcinarCC,
  title={Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas: clinical analysis of 115 patients from Pancreatic Cancer Registry of Japan Pancreas Society.},
  author={Hidehiko Kitagami and Satoshi Kondo and Satoshi Hirano and Hiroshi Kawakami and Shinichi Egawa and Masao Tanaka},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={42-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Acinar cell carcinoma (ACC) of the pancreas is a rare tumor, and many aspects remain unclear because no large-scale clinical studies have been conducted. METHODS The present study investigated the clinical characteristics, treatment, and therapeutic outcomes of 115 patients registered in the Pancreatic Cancer Registry of the Japan Pancreas Society, and therapeutic plans were reviewed. RESULTS Although ACC has been associated with advanced stage and poor prognosis, this tumor was… CONTINUE READING
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