Phase II study of external irradiation and weekly paclitaxel for nonmetastatic, unresectable pancreatic cancer: RTOG-98-12.

@article{Rich2004PhaseIS,
  title={Phase II study of external irradiation and weekly paclitaxel for nonmetastatic, unresectable pancreatic cancer: RTOG-98-12.},
  author={Tyvin A. Rich and Jonathan Harris and Ross Allen Abrams and Beth Erickson and Mark J Doherty and Jorge C Paradelo and William Small and Howard P. Safran and Harold J. Wanebo},
  journal={American journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={51-6}
}
Unresectable cancer of the pancreas was treated with the combination of weekly paclitaxel and external beam irradiation in an effort to improve palliation and extend life expectancy. One hundred twenty-two patients were entered in a multicentered protocol. Thirteen patients were either ineligible, cancelled, or had delinquent data, thus providing 109 for analysis. Unresectable cancer was based on imaging studies (computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging), all had histologic proof of… CONTINUE READING

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