The pancreatic cancer program at the Duke Cancer Institute includes a knowledgeable team of leading medical experts who specialize in the management and treatment of this disease.
Our multidisciplinary team is not only focused on standard of care treatments but also involved in innovative research in the realm of pancreatic cancer. Our hope is to provide optimal care to patients with this disease as well as to provide them with hope of more effective therapies.
Specific diseases we treat include newly diagnosed pancreatic adenocarcinoma, metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine cancer, as well as premalignant conditions including intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm and pancreatic cysts.
We recognize how challenging it can be to go through cancer treatments, uncertain of how they will affect you. For this reason, we offer you treatment plans with choices that we believe are the best for you.
Depending on your situation, your treatment may include a combination of:
The pancreatic cancer program at Duke brings together many different doctors and other health care professionals. These experts are working together to provide you with the best care available.
We offer a one-day multidisciplinary evaluation for our patients based on their diagnosis and history.
Patients will be evaluated by appropriate specialists that include:
Experienced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurse clinicians work closely with doctors in providing your care. Other professionals that may be part of the team include physical therapists, counselors, nutritionists, and patient resource managers.
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