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    1. Pancreatic Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Exams and Tests

      To look for or diagnose pancreatic cancer, your doctor will use one or more imaging tests—tests that produce pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. Such tests include:CT scanor MRI. You lie on a table while a large scanner takes images. Dye may be injected in your arm or swallowed to make the images clearer.PET scan. A radioactive liquid called a tracer is injected in your arm. When the tracer has had time to reach your pancreas, you lie on a table while a large scanner takes pictures.Endoscopic ultrasound. A small tube is inserted through your mouth and down into your digestive system. A camera at the end of the tube takes ultrasound pictures of the pancreas. The doctor can also insert a needle through the tube to collect tissue samples.Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram. A small tube is inserted through your mouth and down into your digestive system. Dye is injected through the tube, and X-rays are taken. Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram. Dye is injected

    2. Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Cancer: Controlling Cancer Pain

    3. Pancreatic Cancer Diet and Prevention

      WebMD looks at ways you can improve your health and decrease your risk of getting pancreatic cancer. Learn about lifestyle changes and more.

    4. Pancreatic Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

      Are you at risk for pancreatic cancer? Learn more from the experts at WebMD.

    5. Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms

      WebMD examines the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer, including abdominal pain, weight loss, jaundice, and more.

    6. Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis and Early Detection

      WebMD explains how pancreatic cancer is diagnosed and if there is a way to detect it early.

    7. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Pancreatic Cancer

      WebMD provides you with questions to ask your doctor if you've been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

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