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Category Archives: Medical Research

Lymph Node Surgery for NETs ?

Hawkins and colleagues at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri E-published an article on November 19, 2013 in the journal Annals of Surgery  which examined regional lymph node status and the medical disposition of 136 of their patients who had received surgery for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors from 1994 through […]

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Penetrating the Stroma: Plerixafor Inhibits Chemokine Ligand 12 (of CXCR4) Allowing for Enhanced Biological Therapy in Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas

The physical size of the structural aspect of pancreatic adenocarcinoma can be misleading as perhaps 90% of the tumor bulk is actually the somewhat inert – and not completely understood – stromal tissue that the “surrounds” the malignant aspect of pancreatic cancer. One practical effect of the stromal tissue is that it may physically, through […]

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Do Women Respond More Favorably Than Men to the FOLFIRINOX Regimen in Advanced Cancer of the Pancreas ?

We have come across an interesting recent finding from researchers in Austria. Greil and colleagues from the Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, have published the results of their work which will officially come out in the January issue of the International Journal of Oncology. These findings appear to suggest that the female gender may be […]

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