Stereotactic body radiation therapy for nonresectable tumors of the pancreas.

  title={Stereotactic body radiation therapy for nonresectable tumors of the pancreas.},
  author={Kush K Goyal and Douglas B Einstein and Rafael A. Ibarra and Min Li Yao and Charles A. Kunos and Rod Ellis and James Brindle and Deepjot Singh and Jeffrey M. Hardacre and Yuxia Zhang and Jeffrey Fabians and Gary P. Funkhouser and Mitchell Machtay and Juan Ramon Sanabria},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  volume={174 2},
BACKGROUND Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has emerged as a potential treatment option for local tumor control of primary malignancies of the pancreas. We report on our experience with SBRT in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma who were found not to be candidates for surgical resection. METHODS The prospective database of the first 20 consecutive patients receiving SBRT for unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinomas and a neuroendocrine tumor under an IRB approved protocol was… CONTINUE READING
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