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Pancreaze (Pancrelipase) for Patients With Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma With Cachexia and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

2019-09-26 05:42:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to assess weight stability, functional changes, and quality of life when Pancreaze (pancrelipase) delayed-release 63,000-lipase unit capsules, for main meals, and 21,000-lipase unit capsules, for snacks, are added to standard of care in patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to pancreatic adenocarcinoma. This will be the first prospective study of this particular formulation in addition to standard of care in advanced pancreatic cancer patients. We will treat 45 consecutive patients with borderline resectable, locally advanced and advanced pancreatic cancer patients who present with weight loss and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency with this advanced formulation of Pancreaze.

Study Design

Conditions

Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Intervention

Pancrelipase

Location

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles
California
United States
90048

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-26T05:42:40-0400

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