Our Philosophy About Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is a serious disease. Taking an aggressive rational stance against pancreas cancer, at the earliest possible time, supported by the best medical team, and treated in the most appropriate manner gives the best chance for pancreatic cancer survival. We believe in strong patient-physician bonds, scientifically-based pancreatic cancer treatment, and that comfort can come from knowing that everything that reasonably can be done – is being done. That the best approach is meeting cancer of the pancreas head-on and armed with the best available information.
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In a certain way, the initial treatment considerations for local and advanced pancreatic cancer are not as complex as those of locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Local cancer is typically treated with surgical resection – some version of the Whipple Procedure. And the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer is generally some form of chemotherapy regimen. The “standard” for non-operable locally advanced pancreatic cancer has been chemoradiation. More Here
The Pancreas Center is announcing a call for nominations for the third annual
2015 Ruth Leff Siegel Award.
The application deadline is June 1st, 2015. For more information, please visit their website.
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