Radiotherapy devices are expected to remain of great use in treatment of pancreatic cancer and borderline resectable cancer
. The radiotherapy devices market in North America is expected to witness robust gains throughout the forecast period.
Initially used in advanced stage cancer patients, soon the two scores were used for a number of localized, resectable cancer as well [52-54].
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It expects to report final results for its IMPRESS (Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Resectable Cancer
Survival Study) trial during 2016.
Nineteen of the 20 patients with resectable cancer
completed therapy without interruption, and only one patient experienced a grade 3 gastrointestinal toxicity.
When resectable cancer
cells can be removed by surgery, there is no evidence that the cancer has spread and the liver is working well.
Advances in chemotherapy combined with a target regimen could reduce unresectable CLM and in some cases, convert them to resectable cancers
that qualify for surgery.