Centralising care for patients with pancreatic cancer: a hybrid model approach

Robert C Gandy and Koroush Haghighi
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00903
Published online: 16 January 2017

Reducing regional variations in treatment rates for pancreatic cancer requires an inclusive, standardised approach and cooperation

The successful treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma with curative intent depends on a number of factors: the patient must present to a medical service for investigation, the appropriate investigations for diagnosing and staging the disease must be undertaken, and curative surgery and adjuvant therapy must then be considered in an appropriate setting.

  • Robert C Gandy
  • Koroush Haghighi

  • Prince of Wales Hospital and Community Health Services, Sydney, NSW


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