Pancreatic Cancer

  • Ann Raldow
  • Jennifer WoEmail author
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease with high rates of disease-related mortality due to high rates of systemic disease spread. The role of radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer has been controversial to date. There have been significant advancements in effective systemic therapy regimens and radiation treatment delivery techniques, however, that are promising. This chapter aims to review all pertinent literature regarding the role of radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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