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Adjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine plus erlotinib vs. gemcitabine alone for patients with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: is there a role for erlotinib?—review of the open label phase III trial CONKO 005

Authors: Mathilde Wisniewski, Pierre-Alain Placide, Sandra Granier, Yacoub Al Shatti, Shuaib Al Qalaf, Mohamed Bouattour, Michele Lamuraglia, Pascal Hammel

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Sinn et al. (1) report the results of a multicenter trial comparing the combination of gemcitabine and erlotinib with gemcitabine alone for adjuvant therapy in 436 patients who underwent R0 resection for pancreatic ductal carcinoma (PDAC).