It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving
by Mike_in_Co on Thu Nov 18, 2010 09:12 PM
I thought this might benefit some people:
The American Society of Clinical Oncology recently published its Clinical Cancer Advances 2010 and hailed a new drug combination, FOLFIRINOX as being the most significant advance for pancreatic cancer this year.
The study’s authors, presenting at ASCO 2010, reported 48% of patients on FOLFIRINOX were alive after 1 year compared to 20% on the gemcitabine arm and, for the first time in a study involving patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer, a median overall survival of 11.1 months was obtained on the FOLFIRINOX arm.
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