Addition of oxaliplatin to folinic acid-modulated fluorouracil extended survival in pancreatic cancer

  • July 22, 2014

The addition of oxaliplatin to second-line treatment with folinic acid and fluorouracil significantly extended OS and time to progression in patients with advanced gemcitabine-refractory pancreatic cancer, according to results of a randomized, open-label phase 3 study.

The findings support the recommendation of the regimen as standard for this patient population, according to researchers.

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