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The Cancer Letter Inc.
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publication date: Feb 29, 2016
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Two Studies Evaluate 2nd Line Pancreatic Cancer Treatments Following Abraxane


Two analyses presented during the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium evaluated the results of second-line treatment following treatment with a combination of Abraxane (paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension; albumin-bound) and gemcitabine in first-line metastatic pancreatic cancer patients.

A post-hoc analysis of the phase III study MPACT, which evaluated Abraxane and gemcitabine compared with gemcitabine alone in first-line metastatic pancreatic cancer patients, evaluated the outcomes of patients who received a second-line treatment during an observational extension of the study.

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