As part of the GI Center, our partnering pancreatic care team is a regional leader in providing advanced treatment to patients with pancreatic cancers. Each year, more than 300 complex pancreas and liver surgeries are performed at NCH. Patients experience shorter hospital stays as the center reports low complication rates.
Many times there are no symptoms until the pancreatic cancer is in an advanced stage. That’s why it is important to see your doctor if you have any of these symptoms:
There are many tests used to detect a tumor or mass. These include:
Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer have treatment options, which may include the following:
Upon diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, our multidisciplinary team will work with you to create a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan. This includes, but isn’t limited to: