Dr. O'Reilly Discusses Advancements in Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer
Eileen O'Reilly, MD
Eileen O’Reilly, MD, associate director for clinical research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses advances for patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer.
The major change for patients with early-stage pancreatic cancer is the combination of cytotoxic chemotherapy in the adjuvant setting. Data from ESPAC-4 study demonstrated that the addition of capecitabine to gemcitabine had an improvement in overall survival with low toxicity.