Table 101.1Recently Reported Survival Durations in Patients with Localized Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Who Underwent Surgical Resection of the Primary Tumor*

First Author (yr)Number of PatientsFollow-up, (mo)Median Survival (mo)Estimated 4- or 5-yr Survival (%)
Spitz15(1997)601920.2NA
Yeo14(1997)2821218NA
Nitecki13(1995)1742217.56.8
Tsao10(1994)2730186.6
Geer8(1993)146281824
Bakkevold7(1993)83NA11.4NA
Roder6(1992)5324126

NA = not available.

*

Includes patients who did and did not receive preoperative or postoperative chemotherapy, external-beam radiation therapy, or both.

Median.

Mean.

From: Chapter 101, Neoplasms of the Exocrine Pancreas

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Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine. 5th edition.
Bast RC Jr, Kufe DW, Pollock RE, et al., editors.
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