Test for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

About 20-40% of patients with pancreatic cancer appear to have the cancer contained entirely within the pancreas at the time of the diagnosis. Surgical removal of the tumor is recommended in this group of patients and this provides the best option for long term survival. Surgery for pancreatic cancer is a highly specialized operation and therefore the patient should be evaluated by a surgeon who is highly experienced in treating this disorder.

Are you a patient living with pancreatic cancer?

Nearly 9,500 people each year are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the UK.
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Are you a caregiver for a loved one diagnosed with pancreatic cancer?

The Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Team at Johns Hopkins is committed to providing the highest level of care to individuals suffering from pancreatic cancer and related conditions. Our team is comprised of many of the world’s leading experts in pancreatic cancer.

Australian Pancreatic Cancer Genome Initiative

On Saturday March 24, 2013, members of the Baltimore and the Washington, D.C. affiliates of PanCAN visited the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center at Johns Hopkins. Approximately 50 patients, family members and advocates visited.

A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the tissues of the pancreas.
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Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Pancreatic cancer

Donate to our Pancreatic Cancer Research, Raise Awareness, become Involved and Spread the Word. Private giving has provided us with the opportunity to make real advances in our understanding of pancreas cancer and it has provided critical support to our young investigators. Please consider supporting our research.

Pancreatic Cancer Prognosis | Pancreatic Cancer …

Case manager: A healthcare professional, often a nurse with experience in cancer, who helps coordinate the care of a person with cancer before, during, and after treatment. At a medical center, a case manager may provide a wide range of services. Insurance companies also employ case managers.

Home - World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Inspired by his own battle with pancreatic cancer, art entrepreneur Budi Tek was moved to establish the Art Creates Cures Foundation (ACC) to give those diagnosed with this deadly disease every possible chance. Joining together with partners Sotheby's, and Johns Hopkins Medicine, the goal of ACC is to raise funds to support the development of an innovative "early detection test" as well as a cure for pancreatic cancer...

Pancreatic Cancer Program – UT Southwestern, Dallas, …

Your guide to learn the basics of pancreatic cancer, and access need-to-know information and resources to help you or your loved one after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Pancreatic cancer | Cancer Research UK

Now, there are more voices – the voices of patients, the bereaved and researchers – talking about pancreatic cancer and the research needed to defeat it.

There are two main types of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund
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