Tag : Pancreatic

Gastroenterology

Study IDs 'Standard' Chemo for BRCA, PALB2 Pancreatic Cancer

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<![CDATA[]]>(MedPage Today) — SAN FRANCISCO — Gemcitabine (Gemzar) plus cisplatin should be considered a standard for metastatic pancreatic cancer patients with germline BRCA or PALB2...
Gastroenterology

Needle tract seeding recurrence of pancreatic cancer in the gastric wall with paragastric lymph node metastasis after endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration followed by pancreatectomy: a case report and literature review

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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) has high accuracy and a low complication rate; therefore, it has been widely used as a useful tool for...
Gastroenterology

Phase 2 study of vismodegib, a hedgehog inhibitor, combined with gemcitabine and nab-paclitaxel in patients with untreated metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma

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Phase 2 study of vismodegib, a hedgehog inhibitor, combined with gemcitabine and nab-paclitaxel in patients with untreated metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma Source link...
Gastroenterology

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Pancreatic Cancer and Factors Associated With Outcomes

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Approximately 20% of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinomas develop venous thromboembolisms, which reduces survival times. Preventing these thromboembolisms in patients might reduce mortality. Source link...

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