Impact of chemoradiotherapy after disease control with chemotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma in GERCOR phase II and III studies.

@article{Huguet2007ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of chemoradiotherapy after disease control with chemotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma in GERCOR phase II and III studies.},
  author={Florence Huguet and Thierry Andr{\'e} and Pascal Hammel and Pascal Artru and Jacques Balosso and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Selle and Elisabeth Deniaud-Alexandre and Philippe B Ruszniewski and E. Touboul and Roberto Labianca and Aimery de Gramont and Christophe Louvet},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={326-31}
}
PURPOSE The management of locally advanced (LA) pancreatic cancer patients remains controversial. To select patients who could benefit from chemoradiotherapy (CRT), the therapeutic strategy used by the Groupe Coopérateur Multidisciplinaire en Oncologie (GERCOR) consisted of initial chemotherapy (CT) for at least 3 months. The decision to administer CRT or continue CT in nonprogressive patients was the investigator's choice. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of outcome in 181… CONTINUE READING

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