Current therapies and advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

  title={Current therapies and advances in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Andrea Mancuso and Fabio Calabr{\`o} and Cora N Sternberg},
  journal={Critical reviews in oncology/hematology},
  volume={58 3},
Pancreatic cancer is a common, highly lethal disease with a rising incidence. In the last years continued efforts in pancreatic cancer research have led to a change in the classic approaches and to the development of new biological agents that appear to show promise. Adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine has recently demonstrated better survival outcomes following surgical resection compared to no treatment, especially in patients with positive margins or lymph nodes. The addition of anti-VEGF… CONTINUE READING


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