• Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) performed with 5-mm thick slices obtained at 5-mm intervals revealed a 3.5-cm solid, slightly hypodense, pancreatic head mass with obstructive dilatation of the intrahepatic biliary, common bile, and pancreatic ducts (Figure 1). (appliedradiology.com)
  • Our physicians have over 25 years of experience providing comprehensive hepatic/pancreatic/biliary surgery to patients from the west coast of Florida and beyond. (tgmg.org)
  • In light of the evolving landscape for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, we are pleased with the FDA's agreement that the design and planned analysis of this study adequately address the objectives necessary to support a regulatory submission,' said Barry Selick, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Threshold. (fiercebiotech.com)
  • Gemcitabine as a single agent or in combination with other treatments is the most commonly used chemotherapeutic agent in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. (fiercebiotech.com)
  • The aim of the trial is to investigate whether an extended duodenopancreatectomy using the "uncinate first" method, a modified Kocher maneuver and a systematic mesopancreatic dissection in comparison with conventional pancreatoduodenectomy reduces the rate of pathologically complete resections (R0 and R0 (CRM +)) can increase significantly in patients with pancreatic carcinoma. (drks.de)
  • Rosewicz S, Wiedenmann B. Pancreatic carcinoma. (springer.com)
  • Despite the increasing number of cases of malignant SCNs, there has been no systematic review to summarize the variable presentations of malignant SCNs and to provide a perspective of this rare disease entity. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Pancreatic Cancer offers clear explanations of what the disease is, describes what people with the disease will feel physically and mentally, and discusses current treatments and future directions of research. (google.com)
  • In addition, all proceeds from the sale of this book will be going to the Lustgarten Foundation and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network that offer support and research for an eventual cure of this deadly disease. (google.com)
  • Subtotal pancreatic resections are performed according to the patient's underlying morbidity and compliance and for palliative intervention. (appliedradiology.com)
  • Polymorphisms in this gene are associated with a susceptibility to pancreatic cancer type 1, and also with a risk for myocardial infarction. (nih.gov)
  • Establish a central pancreatic cancer specimen (including serum and peripheral blood lymphocytes) repository to serve as a resource for current or future scientific studies. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • An additional code from Chapter 4 may be used, to identify functional activity associated with any neoplasm. (icd10data.com)