Dr Michel Ducreux talks to ecancer at ESMO 2012 in Vienna about emerging therapies for pancreatic cancer.
The prognosis for pancreatic cancer is often very poor with overall survival averaging 6 months with metastasis.
Dr Ducreux discuss on going trials that are testing the new compounds nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine against the standard treatments. In addition the compund TH302, which fights against the cells even with hypoxia, was tested in comination with gemcitabine.
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