Treatment with an LHRH analogue in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. A preliminary report.


Ten patients with non-extirpable adenocarcinoma of the pancreas received monthly subcutaneous implantations of the LHRH analogue goserelin. Subjective improvement (diminished abdominal pain and/or weight gain) occurred within 3 months in seven patients and persisted until about 2 months before death. The treatment was well tolerated by the patients. This… (More)


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