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The Korean Journal of Pancreas and Biliary Tract 2013;18(1):46-50.
전이성 췌장암에서 젬시타빈 단독 요법 후 완전관해 유사 반응을 보인 1예
이병무1, 민현준1, 안평1, 박상현1, 한상완2, 김대용1, 윤재훈1, 김진봉1
한림대학교 의과대학 1춘천성심병원 내과학교실, 2한강성심병원 내과학교실"
A Case of Near Complete Response in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer after
Byoung Moo Lee1, Hyun Joon Min1, Pyoung Ahn1, Sang Hyun Park1, Sang Wan Han2, Dae Yong Kim1, Jai Hoon Yoon1, Jin Bong Kim1
Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, 1Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Chuncheon, 2Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital, Seoul, Korea
ABSTRACT
Pancreatic cancer is well known to have a very poor prognosis that is under 5% of five years survival rate. Especially, metastatic pancreatic cancer has poor responses to both of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. There are many clinical trials of variable chemo-regimens, but there is no proved regimen better than gemcitabine based therapy. A 71 years old male patient was diagnosed with 2.8 × 1.9cm sized advanced pancreatic body cancer with liver, mediastinal and both supraclavicular lymph nodes, right ischial bone metastasis in July, 2011. He was taken chemotherapy of gemcitabine single regimen, and his radiological findings after 10th cycles of chemotherapy revealed a near complete response. The authors report this rare case of near complete response with gemcitabine single chemotherapy in advanced pancreatic cancer with multiple metastasis.
Keywords: metastatic pancreatic cancer; gemcitabine; near complete response
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