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PCUK Nurse Jeni
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French research suggests benefit from chemo combination

Postby PCUK Nurse Jeni » Thu May 19, 2011 3:16 pm

A French research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown a survival benefit from a combination chemotherapy regimen consisting of oxaliplatin, irinotecan, fluorouracil, and leucovorin (FOLFIRINOX) for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Although this combination does cause more side effects.

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