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15.05.2019 | main topic | Ausgabe 3/2019 Open Access

European Surgery 3/2019

Management of ductal pancreatic cancer

The oncologists view: systemic treatment options in 2018

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European Surgery > Ausgabe 3/2019
Autoren:
Angela Djanani, Andreas Schmiderer, Lukas Niederreiter, Markus Niederreiter, Herbert Tilg
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Summary

Background

The majority of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer have inoperable disease at the time of presentation. For this reason, systemic treatment is the cornerstone of therapy and more options for systemic therapy have now become available than were a decade ago.

Methods

In this short review, we will give an overview on the systemic therapeutic landscape in 2018 and briefly discuss the challenging topic of neoadjuvant therapy.

Results

However, there are a lot of unsolved questions and an urgent need of more clinical trials and new therapies.

Conclusions

In conclusion, despite recent advances, there remains much room for improvement in all aspects of treatment for pancreatic cancer.

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