Palliative Management of Unresectable Pancreas Cancer.

  title={Palliative Management of Unresectable Pancreas Cancer.},
  author={Katherine E. Poruk and Christopher L. Wolfgang},
  journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America},
  volume={25 2},
Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Surgical resection offers the best opportunity for prolonged survival but is limited to patients with locally resectable disease without distant metastases. Regrettably, most patients are diagnosed at a point in which curative surgery is no longer a treatment option… CONTINUE READING