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Category Archives: Pancreatic Cancer

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.  […]

Hepatitis as a Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer

A number of odd or non-intuitive relationships between apparently unrelated variables and pancreatic cancer (ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas) are beginning to emerge – including ABO blood status, and now some forms of hepatitis. In the World Journal of Gastroenterology from July 14, 2013, Chen and colleagues from the Southern Medical University, in Guangzhou, China […]

Cryotherapy plus Biologic Therapy for Advanced Cancer of the Pancreas

It is the impression of this author that in the past decade or so the quantity and quality of published medical research coming from China has increased rather remarkably. This has included challenges to “standard” established practice – with innovative ideas particularly on the treatment of pancreatic cancer (ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas). Now comes […]

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