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Surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy or chemoradiation is widely used to treat resectable pancreatic cancer. Although studies suggest initiation of adjuvant therapy within 12 weeks of surgery, there is no clear time interval associated with better survival.
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Name: JAMA network open
In phase 3 trials of patients with resected high-risk renal cell carcinoma, adjuvant sunitinib has demonstrated no overall survival (OS) benefit, an uncertain disease-free survival (DFS) benefit, and ...
Adjuvant S-1 monotherapy prolongs the survival of patients with pathological stage II or III gastric cancer undergoing D2 gastrectomy. This therapeutic regimen is standard in Japan. Unfortunately, som...
To identify predictors for receiving adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) and investigate the impact of adjuvant RT on survival for patients with resected primary tracheal carcinoma (PTC).
The level of evidence for adjuvant treatment of diffuse WHO grade II glioma (low-grade glioma, LGG) is low. In so-called "high-risk" patients most centers currently apply an early aggressive adjuvant ...
Both neo-adjuvant chemoradiation therapy (NACRT) and neo-adjuvant chemotherapy (NAC), in addition to surgical resection of gastric cardia cancer, improves survival outcomes. We assessed whether NACRT ...
The study addresses two primary questions, according to its factorial design: - to compare the efficacy in terms of overall survival (OS) of a peri-operative vs. a post-operative ...
Preference studies reveal how individuals trade-off the potential benefits, harms and inconveniences of a treatment by determining the minimum benefits they judge sufficient to make the tr...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether 6 years adjuvant anastrozole will improve the disease free survival compared to 3 years adjuvant anastrozole in postmenopausal hormone sen...
The inclusion of "Timing of premeal insulin administration (Timing)" in an Intensive Insulin Therapy regimen will reduce A1C by an average of 1% in type 1 diabetic patients who have initia...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether adjuvant radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy in prostate cancer patients with positive margins or capsular penetration improves b...
Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
Combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery. It is commonly used in the therapy of cancer.
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
Therapy whose primary emphasis is on the physical and social structuring of the environment to promote interpersonal relationships which will be influential in reducing behavioral disturbances of patients.
Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas caused by the release of activated pancreatic enzymes. Common triggers are biliary tract disease and chronic heavy alcohol intake. Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation...
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...