alexa Abstract | First Line Treatment for Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Looking for the Step Forward

JOP. Journal of the Pancreas
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)


Pancreatic cancer is a lethal disease and its prognosis remains dismal. The modest results of existing available treatments in the first line setting reveal the need of new therapeutic strategies. In this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting four remarkable studies were presented regarding this vulnerable group of patients. The efficacy and toxicity profile of gemcitabine plus erlotinib plus capecitabine (Abstract #4122), refametinib plus gemcitabine (Abstract #4025), gemcitabine plus docetaxel plus capecitabine plus cisplatin (Abstract #4135) were examined and the predictive value of a biomarker panel testing response to gemcitabine with or without the addition of erlotinib (Abstract #4133) was also presented.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Muhammad Wasif Saif Vasilis S Ramfidis Amanda Psyrri Kostas N Syrigos

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us