STZ-Based Chemotherapy is Associated with Durable Response Rate in Pancreatic NET as 1st or 2nd Line Treatment Abstract #1008

Introduction: The role of chemotherapy for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) is controversially discussed. Objective response rates (RR) with streptozocin (STZ)-based chemotherapy are variable. Novel targeted drugs have recently been approved.
Aim(s): To evaluate the efficacy of STZ+5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) in a large pNET cohort.
Materials and methods: Data from 97 patients (pts) with advanced pNET were analysed retrospectively. Imaging was reviewed (RECIST criteria) by an experienced radiologist.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Lisa-Marie Dilz

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