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volmod
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5-FU v gemcitabine after surgery for pancreatic cancer

Postby volmod » Fri Sep 10, 2010 12:53 pm

Major international trial finds chemotherapy drug 5-FU is as effective as current standard gemcitabine in helping prevent pancreatic cancer returning after surgery :

-Cancer Research UK press release
http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/a ... al-Results
-Journal of American Medical Association
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/304/10/1073