What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is one of the lesser common cancers, affecting an estimated 49,620 people in the United States in 2013. Risk factors for developing cancer of the pancreas include: cigarette smoking, obesity, cirrhosis of the liver,
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer because people don’t realize they have pancreatic cancer until later stages. When the cancer begins to spread, it becomes difficult to treat and usually, it reaches a point where a
Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a non-thermal ablation technique for treatment of soft tissues. It is an emerging method for treatment of pancreatic cancer. The technique is allowing surgeons the opportunity to treat previously unresectable or locally-advanced pancreatic cancer. IRE was developed
The battle against pancreatic cancer is hard-fought and ongoing. Success has been elusive and fleeting, without appreciable gain. Fortunately, many researchers, both tireless and tenacious, are The battle against pancreatic cancer is hard-fought and ongoing. Success has been elusive and
Here is a recent brief presentation by Dr. Clancy Clark on frailty and the cancer patient at the 2015 Biannual GI-HPB Cancer Symposium at Wake Forest Baptist Health.