Adjuvant Chemo Improves Survival in Node-Positive Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer has a dismal prognosis with a 5-year survival rate of 9%. Even after upfront surgical resection combined with adjuvant chemotherapy, 75% of patients relapse within 2 years. However, results from a recent study show that adjuvant chemotherapy can improve outcomes in patients with pathology-proven node-positive pancreatic cancer who received neoadjuvant folinic acid, fluorouracil, irinotecan, and oxaliplatin (FOLFIRINOX) and resection, providing a potential new standard of care t...
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