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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer is a growth of abnormal cells within the pancreas. Currently, pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common gastrointestinal cancer in the United States. The pancreas is a 6-10 inch organ found lying horizontally below the stomach that has both endocrine and exocrine functions. It not only secretes digestive j (More)


Understanding Pancreatic Cancer

  • Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer Genes
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Using Glutamine to Manage Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy and Your Mouth
  • Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Genetic Counseling - Getting the Information You Need
  • Nutrition During Chemotherapy and/or Radiation Treatment
  • Oral Health Care for the Cancer Patient

  • Commonly Asked Questions


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  • Atypical Cells in the Pancreas
  • Pancreatic Cancer and Age
  • Pancreatic Cancer FAQ (Patient Education Materials)
  • WHAT CAUSES PANCREATIC CANCER?
  • WHAT IS METASTATIC PANCREATIC CANCER?
  • What Medication Can Help Control Bloating?
  • WHERE DOES PANCREATIC CANCER BEGIN?
  • Will Chemo Treat Stage 4 Pancreatic CA?

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    Last Updated: Mar 07, 2014