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Your treatment plan

  • Our patients work with their care team to identify the pancreatic cancer treatments best for them. Their treatment plan considers the tumor's location and size, if the cancer has spread, and the patient's general health.

    It also considers the latest pancreatic cancer treatment options. The treatment of pancreatic cancer presents different risks and benefits for each person.

  • Latest treatment for pancreatic cancer

    Your pancreatic cancer treatment plan may include these options:

    Pancreatic surgery

    Chemotherapy

    Radiation therapy

    Combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy

  • Dealing with cancer treatment side effects

    Cancer treatment can cause many side effects. Here's how to deal with some common side effects.

  • Cancer rehabilitation

    Whether you are a pancreatic cancer survivor or are undergoing cancer treatment, you may face symptoms that interfere with daily life. Our cancer rehabilitation team can help you overcome:

    • weakness
    • inability to exercise/fitness
    • difficulty with balance or walking
    • thinking and memory problems
    • tight or painful muscles and joints
    • difficulty with daily living tasks
    • difficulty with hand dexterity
    • swelling (edema)

    For an appointment, call 612-863-8947.


    Cancer research

    Participating in a clinical trial may help you take a more active role in your health care. You may also gain access to new drugs, treatments and disease management practices.


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