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Advances in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer

  • M. Tempero
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Anti-Cancer Chemotherapy book series (ANTI-CANCER, volume 3)

Abstract

Adenocarcinoma of the exocrine pancreas remains a profound therapeutic challenge. Incremental improvements in overall survival have been small and the current 5 year survival of patients with pancreatic cancer is only 4% [1]. In the United States, this disease is a the fourth leading cause of cancer death in men and the fifth cause of cancer death in women.

Keywords

Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Carcinoma Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Cyproterone Acetate Tumor Study Group 
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