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What does resectable pancreatic cancer mean?

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Resectable pancreatic cancer hasn't spread (or at least not far), and a surgeon feels it might all be removable. About 10% of pancreatic cancers are considered resectable when first diagnosed.

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American Cancer Society: "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gunturu, KS. , March 2013. Med Oncol

 

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 26, 2020

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gunturu, KS. , March 2013. Med Oncol

 

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on January 26, 2020

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