Chapter 81. Management of Cancer Recurrence

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery4,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman5,6,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery7,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director8,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair9,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery10,11,12,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor13,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief14 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery15
  1. Helmut Friess MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery1,2,
  2. Jörg Kleeff MD Associate Professor3 and
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery7

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch81

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Friess, H., Kleeff, J. and Büchler, M. W. (2008) Management of Cancer Recurrence, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch81

Editor Information

  1. 4

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 5

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 6

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 7

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 8

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 9

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 10

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 11

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 12

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 13

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 14

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 15

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery, Technical University Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    University Hospital of Surgery, Technical University Munich, Germany

  3. 3

    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Germany

  4. 7

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC);
  • cancer recurrence management;
  • PDAC neural plexus and superior mesenteric artery (SMA);
  • current therapeutic options;
  • ESPAC-3 study;
  • recurrent disease and survival/outcome;
  • pancreatic cancer resection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Incidence and timing of recurrence

  • Follow-up of patients after initial treatment

  • Current therapeutic options

  • Survival/outcome of patients with recurrent disease

  • Conclusions

  • References