The Problem of Radical Surgery in Pancreatic Cancer and Its Implications for a Combined- Treatment Approach

  • F. P. Gall
  • F. Kückerling
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 110)


It is a well known fact that the prognosis of ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is still very poor. Gudjonsson [10] found an overall 5-year survival of only 0.4% among 15000 histologically verified cases collected from the literature.


Pancreatic Cancer Portal Vein Pancreatic Carcinoma Pancreatic Resection Total Pancreatectomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. P. Gall
    • 1
  • F. Kückerling
    • 1
  1. 1.Chirurgische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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