Comparing the use of chemotherapy plus radiation therapy to chemotherapy alone prior to surgery for patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer

What we are studying

The purpose of this study is to compare any good and bad effects of using chemotherapy compared to chemotherapy and radiation prior to surgery. This study will allow the researchers to know whether which approach is better, the same, or worse than the other.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Ages 18 - 80

Eligibility Criteria

  • No prior chemotherapy
  • Radiation or definitive resection for pancreatic cancer

What is involved

  • Chemotherapy or chemotherapy plus radiation therapy

Compensation

Parking will be validated for all study related visits

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Patty Smith
Email
psmith@wakehealth.edu
Phone
336-713-4416

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