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Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for inoperable advanced pancreatic cancer

Yip, Desmond; Karapetis, C; Strickland, A; Steer, C B; Goldstein, David


BACKGROUND: Pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis. The benefit of chemotherapy, radiotherapy or both as a palliative treatment of advanced or relapsed disease is uncertain. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy in the management of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in people with inoperable advanced disease. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), which includes the Cochrane Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002093.pub2


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