Study start date
The patient must meet all of the inclusion criteria to participate in the study.
Aged above 21Histopathological diagnosis of pancreatic cancer Advanced disease not amenable to curative resection (locally advanced or metastatic disease) Measureable disease by RECIST 1.1 criteria Life expectancy of at least 12 weeks Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 to 2 Adequate hematologic function (granulocyte count ≥ 1.5 × 10**9/L, platelet count ≥ 100 × 10**9/L), Adequate hepatic function (total bilirubin ≤ 1.5 x the upper limits of normal [ULN], AST and ALT, ALP ≤ 3 x ULN or < 5 x ULN in case of hepatic involvement), Adequate renal function (creatinine clearance > 50 mL/min) will be eligible for inclusion into the study. Able to provide written and informed consent
Any patient meeting any of the exclusion criteria at baseline will be excluded from participation.
History of another malignancy within 5 years prior to registration. Patients with a past history of adequately treated carcinoma-in-situ, basal cell carcinoma of the skin, squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, and superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder are eligible. Patients with a history of other malignancies are eligible if they have been continuously disease free after definitive primary treatment for at least 5 years.Untreated CNS metastases or leptomeningeal disease. Patients with brain metastases that have been treated, and are asymptomatic, and have been stable for 3 or more months after treatment are allowed. A baseline CT or MRI brain is only required if there is clinical suspicion of CNS involvement. Concurrent illness, including severe infection, that may jeopardise the ability of the patient to undergo the procedures outlined in this protocol with reasonable safety Serious medical or psychiatric conditions that might limit the ability of the patient to comply with the protocol Treatment with palliative chemotherapy or radiotherapy within 4 weeks prior to enrolment into the study Major surgery within two weeks prior to enrolment into the study Patients on chronic immunosuppressive therapy Pregnancy, lactation or inadequate contraception. Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test within 3 days of enrolment and agree to use a reliable means of contraception. Men must have been surgically sterilised or agree to use a barrier method of contraception Patients on anticoagulant therapy with vitamin K antagonists.