The role of radiotherapy in management of pancreatic cancer.

@article{Wang2011TheRO,
  title={The role of radiotherapy in management of pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Fen Wang and P. Jeevan Kumar},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={157-67}
}
Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death. The treatment options in pancreatic cancer remain limited. This review provides an overview of the role of radiotherapy (RT) alone or in combination with systemic treatment at different settings of treatment strategy. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) may downstage the borderline resectable disease and make resection possible, which could translate to a survival benefit. Although the benefit of adjuvant CRT remains controversial… CONTINUE READING
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