A phase 1/2, open-label, dose-expansion study of liposomal irinotecan (nal-IRI) plus 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin (5-FU/LV) and oxaliplatin (OX) in patients with previously untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer

Published on Jul 1, 2019in Annals of Oncology18.274
· DOI :10.1093/ANNONC/MDZ157.004
Zev A. Wainberg10
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(Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center),
Patrick McKay Boland15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Roswell Park Cancer Institute)
+ 8 AuthorsAndrew Dean12
Estimated H-index: 12
(St John of God Subiaco Hospital)
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