Prognosis Based Definition of Resectability in Pancreatic Cancer: A Road Map to New Guidelines.

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Summary of "Prognosis Based Definition of Resectability in Pancreatic Cancer: A Road Map to New Guidelines."

To identify objective preoperative prognostic factors that are able to predict long-term survival of patients affected by PDAC.


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Name: Annals of surgery
ISSN: 1528-1140


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