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What tests are used to diagnose pancreatic cancer?

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  • After taking down your health history and performing a physical exam, the doctor may order several tests to determine the cause of your problem or extent of the condition, including: CT scan
  • MRI
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Laparoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
  • Biopsy

From: Pancreatic Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 26, 2017

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American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 26, 2017

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