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Advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma - Complexities of treatment and emerging therapeutic options

Diwakarla, Chandra; Hannan, Kate; Hein, Nadine; Yip, Desmond

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Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is a devastating disease with a poor prognosis regardless of stage. To date the mainstay of therapy for advanced disease has been chemotherapy with little incremental improvements in outcome. Despite extensive research investigating new treatment options the current practices continue to utilise fluorouracil or gemcitabine containing combinations. The need for novel therapeutic approaches is mandated by the ongoing poor survival rates associated with this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217830
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i13.2276

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