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Gemcitabine/cisplatin versus 5-fluorouracil/mitomycin C chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a retrospective analysis of 93 patients.

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BACKGROUND: Despite of a growing number of gemcitabine based chemoradiotherapy studies in locally advanced pancreatic cancer (LAPC), 5-fluorouracil based regimens are still regarded to be standard and the debate of superiority between the two drugs is going on. The aim of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate the effect of two concurrent chemoradiotherapy regimens using 5-fluorouracil or gemcitabine to compare their effect and tolerance. METHODS: We have performed a single centre retros...

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10.1186/1748-717x-6-88

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Fietkau, R More by this author
Journal:
Radiation oncology (London, England)
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
88
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1748-717X
ISSN:
1748-717X
URN:
uuid:8740c664-d914-4855-a84d-356b632cc75b
Source identifiers:
175476
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pubs:175476

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