Options for the treatment of gemcitabine-resistant advanced pancreatic cancer.

@article{Gounaris2010OptionsFT,
  title={Options for the treatment of gemcitabine-resistant advanced pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Ioannis G Gounaris and Kamarul Ahmad Zaki and Pippa G. Corrie},
  journal={JOP : Journal of the pancreas},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={113-23}
}
CONTEXT Pancreatic cancer is noteworthy in that the number of patients dying from the disease is roughly equal to the number diagnosed. For more than a decade, gemcitabine has constituted the standard of care for the palliative treatment of the majority of patients who present with metastatic or relapsed disease, although the survival gains are limited. Despite a median survival of less than 6 months, there is a significant proportion of advanced pancreatic cancer patients who progress on… CONTINUE READING

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