Updates in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

  • Bryan W Chang Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine. New Haven, CT, USA
  • Eduardo Siccion University of Connecticut Health Center. Farmington, CT, USA
  • Muhammad Wasif Saif Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine. New Haven, CT, USA
Keywords: capecitabine, gemcitabine, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Radiotherapy, Receptors, Urokinase Plasminogen Activator, sorafenib


Pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cancer cause mortality in both men and women. Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed in the advanced setting, and only 10-15% of patients present with operable disease. About 25% are locally advanced and unresectable and the rest are metastatic. Studies presented at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting highlighted both current treatment options and promising novel therapeutic agents and approaches.

Image: Design of the ongoing UK SCALOP phase II study.


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Design of the ongoing UK SCALOP phase II study
How to Cite
ChangB., SiccionE., & SaifM. (2010). Updates in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer. JOP. Journal of the Pancreas, 11(4), 313-316. https://doi.org/10.6092/1590-8577/3611
Highlights from the “2010 ASCO Annual Meeting”. Chicago, IL, USA. June 4-8, 2010

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