Pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer is cancer in the pancreas. It has a poor prognosis, with less than 5% of patients surviving beyond five years after the cancer has been diagnosed.

Symptoms[change | edit source]

Treatment[change | edit source]

In cases of localized pancreatic disease, the surgery to remove the cancer is often the first treatment. It is typically followed by chemotherapy, often with Gemzar or 5-FU.