Table 2

 Histological re-evaluation of 26 patients who, according to the Finnish Cancer Registry, were diagnosed with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma between 1990 and 1996 and survived for at least 5 years

n(%)Follow up data
DCR, dead from cancer recurrence; DOD, dead from other disease; AWC, alive without cancer.
Verified ductal adenocarcinoma1038
    Stage IA (T1 N0 M0)141 DCR (5.48 y)
    Stage IB (T2 N0 M0)5193 DCR (5.10–5.86 y), 1 DOD (5.06 y), 1 AWC (13.4 y)
    Stage IIA (T3 N0 M0)281 DCR (5.31 y), 1 DOD (6.20 y)
    Stage IIB (T2-3N1M0)282 DCR (5.12–5.59 y)
Wrong diagnosis1454
    Intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm28
    Solid pseudopapillary neoplasm14
    Serous cystadenoma14
    Common bile duct carcinoma14
    Ampullary/periampullary carcinoma727
Histological material not available28