Published in Telemedicine Business Week, March 10th, 2004
According to a study from England, "Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fourth most frequent cause of cancer-related death. The incidence is increasing and the overall survival has altered little in recent years. Moreover, patients usually present late with inoperable disease and curative resection by standard pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple's procedure) is associated with significant morbidity."
"It should only be attempted in that small group of patients lacking radiological evidence of advanced...
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