Pancreatic CancerRadiation Therapy
Depending on the cancer type and stage, along with individual patient factors, pancreatic cancer can be treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, supportive care, or a combination of these treatments.
Pancreatic cancer may become the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States by 2020. Because there are no clear warning signs for this cancer, it is often diagnosed late, when cure is no longer possible. Dr. Frank discusses the challenges of pancreatic cancer and describes new treatments that have shown promise.
Pancreatic CancerPatient Stories
When Alex Trebek posted a video so he could speak directly to viewers of his popular television quiz show, the news that he’s fighting stage IV pancreatic cancer led to a huge outpouring of emotion and concern. Read more here about this cancer and Trebek’s plans for his future.
Let’s Win! provides treatment information for patients with pancreatic cancer, and provides a platform for patients to share their stories and look for options beyond conventional treatments.
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. With very few treatments available for this cancer, recognizing the symptoms can facilitate early diagnosis. Learn about the common risk factors and symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer.
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