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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Publications

Pancreatic Cancer in brief

In this issue of Pancreatic Cancer in brief, we highlight the use of the state-of-the-art robotic Whipple procedure, or pancreaticoduodenectomy - a surgical procedure known to have a positive impact on survival. We feature a case study that follows a patient selected for this complex surgery.

Finally, we would like to make you aware of the Pancreatic Cancer Specialty Care Center, which provides a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating pancreatic cancer. Experts from surgical, medical, and radiation oncology are brought together to expedite the development and implementation of a treatment plan.

Pancreatic Cancer in brief magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1 2010 edition

Pancreatic Cancer Publications

Adjuvant Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma with Close or Positive Margins

Authors: Jean-Claude M. Rwigema, Dwight E. Heron, Simul D. Parikh, Herbert J. Zeh III, James A. Moser, Nathan Bahary, Karlotta Ashby, and Steven A. Burton

Approximately 42,470 new cases of pancreatic cancer developed in the United States in 2009, resulting in 35,240 deaths, making it the fourth most common cause of cancer-related deaths.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) as adjuvant therapy for resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma with close or positive margins.

J Gastrointest Canc DOI 10.1007/s12029-010-9203-7

More publications by Dr. Zeh.