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Stages Of Pancreatic Cancer

The best treatment for pancreatic cancer depends on how far it has spread, or its stage. The stages of pancreatic cancer are easy to understand. What is difficult is attempting to stage pancreatic cancer without resorting to major surgery. In practice, doctors choose pancreatic cancer treatments based upon imaging studies, surgical findings, and an individual’s general state of well being. Stages of Pancreatic Cancer Stage is a term used in cancer treatment to describe the extent of the Read more [...]

Pancreatic Cancer Stages

Pancreatic Cancer Stages, What is the stage of a cancer? The stage of a pancreatic cancer is the extent of the disease at the time of diagnosis. It is one of the most important factors in choosing treatment and predicting a patient’s outlook. Pancreatic cancer is staged based on the results of exams, imaging tests, endoscopies, and biopsies, which are described in Tests for Pancreatic Cancer. The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) TNM staging system A staging system is a standard Read more [...]