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Downstaging of pancreatic carcinoma after neoadjuvant chemoradiation.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Neoadjuvant chemoradiation could improve survival in patients with pancreatic cancer because of a higher rate of R0 resections, lower rate of nodal metastasis (ypN) and of local recurrence. This approach was tested in a cohort to estimate its effect on survival. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Three-dimensional, conformal radiation to the primary tumor (55.8 Gy) and the lymphatics (50.4 Gy) was combined with chemotherapy. Resection was performed 6 weeks after completion of chemo...

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10.1007/s00066-009-1977-9

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Grabenbauer, GG More by this author
Golcher, H More by this author
Papadopoulos, T More by this author
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Journal:
Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]
Volume:
185
Issue:
9
Pages:
557-566
Publication date:
2009-09-05
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EISSN:
1439-099X
ISSN:
0179-7158
URN:
uuid:697f1e30-7e7d-407e-8c90-53ec68515133
Source identifiers:
132176
Local pid:
pubs:132176

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