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, cilt.15, ss.543-546, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.543-546

Özet

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.