The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has released their latest guidelines for the treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma, featuring a new therapy in the second-line setting. READ MORE
ASCO has updated their recommendations for adjuvant treatment of surgically resected pancreatic cancer.
Survey: Many Clinicians Use Extended Radical Tumor Resection for Pancreatic Cancer, Despite Guidelines
The combination of gemcitabine and capecitabine offers the best survival as adjuvant therapy for patients with resected pancreatic cancer.
Gemcitabine injections may safely treat locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Research in Review
Adding radiation to chemotherapy regimens may not improve overall survival in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic cancer may actually present as four separate diseases, according to a recently published study from the United Kingdom.