Endoscopic Palliation of Pancreatic Cancer

@article{Gohil2017EndoscopicPO,
  title={Endoscopic Palliation of Pancreatic Cancer},
  author={Vishal B. Gohil and Jason B. Klapman},
  journal={Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology},
  year={2017},
  volume={15},
  pages={333-348}
}
  • V. Gohil, J. Klapman
  • Published 9 August 2017
  • Medicine
  • Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology
Opinion statementPancreas cancer is a fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the USA and its incidence is rising as the population is aging. The majority of patients present at an advanced stage due to the silent nature of the disease and treatment have focused more on palliation than curative intent. Gastroenterologists have become integral in the multidisciplinary care of these patients with a focus on providing endoscopic palliation of pancreas cancer. The three most common areas that… 
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