Early Recurrence of Pancreatic Cancer after Resection and During Adjuvant Chemotherapy

@inproceedings{Fischer2012EarlyRO,
  title={Early Recurrence of Pancreatic Cancer after Resection and During Adjuvant Chemotherapy},
  author={Richard Fischer and Matthias Breidert and Tobias Keck and Frank Makowiec and Christian Lohrmann and Jan Harder},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Adjuvant chemotherapy for 6 months is the current standard of care after potentially curative resection of pancreatic cancer and yields an overall survival of 15-20 months. Early tumor recurrence before or during adjuvant chemotherapy has not been evaluated so far. These patients may not benefit from adjuvant treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-five patients with resection of ductal pancreatic carcinoma and adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine were analyzed between 2005… CONTINUE READING
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