Locally Advanced Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

  • Kimberly L Johung Yale University School of Medicine. New Haven, CT, USA
  • Muhammad Wasif Saif Tufts University School of Medicine. Boston, MA, USA
  • Bryan W Chang Yale University School of Medicine. New Haven, CT, USA
Keywords: Chemoradiotherapy, Induction Chemotherapy, Pancreatic Neoplasms


Twenty-five percent of patients with pancreatic cancer present with locally advanced disease that is unresectable, and the treatment strategy for these patients is controversial, with options including chemotherapy alone, concurrent chemoradiation, or induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiation. Abstracts presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (#4001, #4126, and #4024) addressed local control, quality of life, and prognostic factors associated with current regimens of induction chemotherapy and subsequent chemoradiation.

Image: Design of the GERCOR LAP 07 Study.


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Design of the GERCOR LAP 07 Study
How to Cite
JohungK., SaifM., & ChangB. (2014). Locally Advanced Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer. JOP. Journal of the Pancreas, 15(4), 329-331. https://doi.org/10.6092/1590-8577/2684
Highlights from the “50th ASCO Annual Meeting 2014”. Chicago, IL, USA. May 30 - June 3, 2014

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