Postoperative complications reduce adjuvant chemotherapy use in resectable pancreatic cancer.

@article{Merkow2014PostoperativeCR,
  title={Postoperative complications reduce adjuvant chemotherapy use in resectable pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Ryan P. Merkow and Karl Bilimoria and James S. Tomlinson and Jennifer L. Paruch and Jason Fleming and Mark S. Talamonti and Clifford Y. Ko and David J. Bentrem},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={260 2},
  pages={372-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of postoperative complications on the receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy. BACKGROUND Randomized trials have demonstrated that adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved long-term survival. However, pancreatic surgery is associated with significant morbidity and the degree to which complications limit subsequent… CONTINUE READING