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Hoffman JP , Cooper HS , Young NA , Pendurthi TK
Preoperative chemotherapy of chemoradiotherapy for the treatment of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas and ampulla of Vater
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 1998 ;5(3) :251-4
PMID: 9880771 URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=9880771
AbstractMuch has been written about preoperative strategies in the treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma, yet there has been very little comment concerning other periampullary malignancies. This review discusses current issues relevant to the further development of preoperative adjuvant treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. A small series of patients with ampullary adenocarcinomas treated with preoperative adjuvant chemoradiotherapy is also described.
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