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Pancreatic cancer

According to National Cancer Registry of Ukraine, pancreatic cancer statistics in Ukraine are the following: the Prevalence (2016): 5,300 patients; rate – 14.7 patients per 100 thousand population (males – 16.3; females – 13.83. The Incidence (2015): 4399 new cases; rate (age-standardized, world standard) – 6.7 new cases per 100 thousand population (males – 9.5; females – 4.8). The Mortality rate (age-standardized, world standard, 2015) – 5.1 deaths per 100 thousand population (males – 7.4; females – 3.5). The Incidence (children population, 2015): 3 new cases of pancreatic cancer.


Clinical trials including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 445 (Phase I – 165, Phase IV – 7) recruiting clinical trials for pancreatic cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 247, China – 57, France – 31 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Poland – 7, Austria – 5, Hungary – 2 recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • Not yet recruiting – 0; Recruiting – 0; Active, not recruiting – 0 clinical trial.
    • The country experience includes 8 clinical trials for pancreatic cancer totally conducted on 19 clinical sites in 18 cities.
    • The city leaders by the number of clinical trials: Kyiv – 7, Dnipro/Kharkiv – 5, Zaporizhia – 3 trials.
    • The city leaders by the number of clinical sites: Kyiv – 2 sites.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there are 48 (Phase I – 8) recruiting clinical trials.
  • World leaders: the USA – 18, China – 10, the Republic of Korea – 6 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: Romania only – 1 recruiting trial.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, there is only Phase I-II recruiting clinical trial conducted in Sweden.

clinical trials for pancreatic cancer incl adults in CEE

clinical trials for pancreatic cancer incl adults in Ukraine


Clinical trials including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 8 (Phase I – 3, Phase IV – 0) recruiting clinical trials for pancreatic cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 4, the United Kingdom – 3, the Republic of Korea – 2 recruiting trials.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting trials.
  • Ukraine:
    • No registered clinical trials for pancreatic cancer.

Clinical trials on medical devices

  • Globally, there is only Phase II recruiting clinical trial conducted in the Republic of Korea.

Clinical trials with stem cells

  • Globally, no recruiting clinical trials.

Non-interventional studies including adults /in adults, adults & children/

  • Globally, there are 122 (on medical devices – 7) recruiting observational studies for pancreatic cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 71, Germany/Italy/the United Kingdom – 5 recruiting studies.
  • CEE leaders: Romania – 4, Austria/Croatia/Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania – 1 recruiting study.

Non-interventional studies including children /pediatric, in children & adults/

  • Globally, there are 19 (on medical device – 0) recruiting observational studies for pancreatic cancer registered at ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • World leaders: the USA – 15, the United Kingdom – 2, Spain/Switzerland – 1 recruiting study.
  • CEE leaders: no recruiting studies.

NB! The cities located on the non-controlled territories of Ukraine are not included in the statistics.

Publications of

Sergii Gromov

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