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Table 3 Definition of locally advanced disease

From: Opinions and use of neoadjuvant therapy for resectable, borderline resectable, and locally advanced pancreatic cancer: international survey and case-vignette study

  Experience (years)
< 5
(n = 13)
5–10
(n = 29)
> 10
(n = 72)
total
Locally advanced disease describes a locally unresectable disease without evidence of metastases 11 (84.6%) 19 (65.6%) 44 (61.1%) 74 (64.9%)
Locally advanced disease is equvivalent to borderline resectability 5 (4.3%) 7 (6.1%) 12 (10.5%)
Locally advanced disease means a locally resectable disease with infiltration of mesenteric vascular structures 1 (7.7%) 3 (10.3%) 11 (15.3%) 15 (13.2%)
other 1 (8.8%) 5 (4.4%) 6 (5.3%)