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Pancreatic Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Pancreatic Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about pancreatic cancer, see the following:

  • Pancreatic Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer of the Pancreas
  • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
  • Drugs Approved for Pancreatic Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Pancreatic Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

In about 46,000 people per year in the U.S., pancreatic cancer will arise, grow, and spread, often before it's ever discovered. As with many types of cancer, the causes of pancreatic cancer are mysterious. Although certain risk factors have been identified, the story is far from complete.

Read the Pancreatic Cancer Causes and Risk Factors article > >

  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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