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Chemotherapy Regimen for NET: Platinum Agent Plus Topoisomerase Inhibitor

The exploration of chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors has been somewhat sparse, but has increased pace during the past few years. Certain of these regimens have met with some success, increasing the armamentarium of clinicians. Beijing, China researchers led by Shen from the Peking University School of Oncology have published an article in the […]

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Heavy-duty Multimodal Therapy with RFA for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

In some ways, both early stage and late stage pancreatic cancer (under current thinking paradigms) may be easier stages in which to offer standard care: early receives surgery (without or without neoadjuvant or adjuvant augmentation), and late stage is typically chemotherapy in one combination or another – at least initially involving either gemcitabine or 5-FU.  […]

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MicroRNAs as markers for IPMNs

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) are not fully understood, but are felt by many to be precursor tumors to full blown pancreatic cancer (adenocarcinoma). Thus, an interesting study was recently published by Italian researchers including Giovannetti and colleagues from the University of Pisa in the Annals of Oncology (the official journal of the European Society for Medical […]

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