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Living Longer: Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (I)

Living Longer: Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (I)

Introduction Locally advanced pancreatic cancer: Pancreatic cancer that is inoperable or borderline inoperable, normally due to tumor proximity or invasion to adjacent major blood vessels Consists of 35% of pancreatic cancer at diagnosis 15% have resectable disease Stage I, II and 50% have metastatic disease Stage IV Have slightly longer survival compared to cancer that … Continue reading Living Longer: Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (I)