The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Fecha de publicación: 03 April 2018
Autores: Andrew H Ko
Background: Historically, patients with pancreatic cancer classified as clearly resectable would, as the nomenclature implies (and almost dictates), be taken immediately to surgery. Over time, however, this treatment model has been gradually shifting as it has become increasingly routine for such patients to initiate systemic therapy as the first step in their care instead of proceeding directly to the operating room.