Gemcitabine treatment in patients with inoperable locally advanced/metastatic pancreatic cancer and prognostic factors.


OBJECTIVE Most patients with pancreatic cancer show an inoperable locally advanced/ metastatic tumour at the time of diagnosis. The present study was aimed at determining the prognostic factors in patients with advanced pancreatic carcinoma treated with gemcitabine. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty-seven unresectable or metastatic pancreatic cancer patients… (More)