The findings were presented during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancers 2020 Virtual by Dr. Wainberg, who noted the need for life-prolonging and well-tolerated therapies for persons with pancreatic cancer, who typically present with metastatic disease and have a poor prognosis. Read more . . .
In patients with newly diagnosed locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma, treatment with liposomal irinotecan plus fluorouracil (5-FU), leucovorin, and oxaliplatin (NALIRIFOX) resulted in a median progression-free survival of 9.2 months and a median overall survival of 12.6 months, in an open-label phase I/II study led by Zev A. Wainberg, MD, of the University of California Los Angeles.