Prognostic factors in metastatic pancreatic cancer: Older patients are associated with reduced overall survival

@inproceedings{Tas2013PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in metastatic pancreatic cancer: Older patients are associated with reduced overall survival},
  author={Faruk Tas and Fatma E F Sen and Serkan C Keskin and Leyla Kiliç and Ibrahim Yildiz},
  booktitle={Molecular and clinical oncology},
  year={2013}
}
Pancreatic cancer is a major health concern worldwide and, despite the attempts at management, the prognosis of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer remains poor, with a median survival of a few months. The aim of this study was to identify and evaluate clinicopathological factors and elucidate the clinical significance of patient age for the outcome of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Data from a total of 154 metastatic patients with a histologically confirmed diagnosis of pancreatic cancer… CONTINUE READING

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