Does the tumor localization in advanced pancreatic cancer have an influence on the management of symptoms and pain?


EYİGÖR C. , KARACA B., KUZEYLI-YILDIRIM Y. , Uslu R. , UYAR M. , Coker A.

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.15, no.3, pp.543-546, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Page Numbers: pp.543-546

Abstract

Purpose: The symptoms and survival of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer show great variability according to tumor localization. The main purpose of this study was to see for any differences between the intensity of symptoms, mainly pain, and the need for analgesic treatment in advanced pancreatic cancer patients with different (head vs. body-tail) tumor localizations.