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Nab-paclitaxel plus gemcitabine (Nab-Gem) represents one of the standard regimen for first-line treatment of metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma (mPDAC). However, few data are available in mPDAC relapsed after gemcitabine as adjuvant treatment. Our study aims to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of Nab-Gem as first-line treatment for mPDAC patients previously treated with adjuvant treatment. We retrospectively analyzed the safety and efficacy data of 36 patients, who received first-line Nab-Gem after gemcitabine as adjuvant treatment. All patients received gemcitabine after radical surgery. Median disease-free survival was 12 months (95% CI 9.7-14.3); at relapse, all patients received Nab-Gem. We observed an objective response rate and disease control rate of 11.1% and 63.9%, respectively. With a median follow-up of 47 months, median progression-free survival was 5 months (95% CI 1.0-9.0), whereas median overall survival (OS) was 13 months (95% CI 5.5-20.5). Median OS was higher in patients with a relapse ≥ 7 months after the end of adjuvant treatment than in patients relapsed < 7 months (14 vs. 8 months, respectively, p: 0.52). Our results show that first-line Nab-Gem is feasible and effective in patients previously treated with gemcitabine as adjuvant treatment.
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Name: Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England)
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