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Dr. Ribeiro on Criteria for Determining Borderline Resectability in Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. Ribeiro on Criteria for Determining Borderline Resectability in Pancreatic Cancer
Afonso Ribeiro, MD, medical director of Advanced Endoscopy and Gastroenterology at Memorial Healthcare System, discusses the criteria that can be used to determine whether a patient with pancreatic cancer has borderline resectable disease.

The definition of “borderline resectable” is somewhat subjective, says Ribeiro, as it varies from institution to institution. However, collaborative efforts between surgeons and medical oncologists, as well as consensus guidelines, are helping to standardize the criteria for borderline resectable disease. Watch here . . .


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