Tumor Spread and the Factors Influencing Prognosis in Patients with Resected Pancreatic Carcinoma
Despite recent advances in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for pancreatic cancer, the resectability is still low and prognosis remains poor as compared with cancer in other digestive organs . In most cases, when the diagnosis is made, the tumor has extended to the outer margin of the pancreas and has infiltrated the adjacent tissues. Despite advancements in ablative surgery, the prognosis has improved little [2, 3].
KeywordsPancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Carcinoma Total Pancreatectomy Postoperative Prognosis Japan Pancreas Society
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