Management of Pancreatic Cancer (Pearls and Pitfalls issue - 1)

LPC, Mumbai is a specialty clinic for management of diseases of liver, gall bladder and pancreas like hepatocellular cancer, liver tumors, cancer of gall bladder & pancreas, ampullary cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors, cystic tumors, acute &chronic pancreatitis, gall stones, biliary injury or stricture and many other problems of hepatopancreatobiliary tree.

Early stage patients can expect up to 40% 5-year survival after radical surgery. Hence early diagnosis & treatment is vital. Radical surgery is not advisable in advanced stage of disease. Aggressive chemo radiotherapy is offered in advanced stage. Newer modalities are under trial for treatment of locally advanced and metastatic disease.