Depending on the malignancy and severity the course of treatment is decided by our expert oncologists. Considering the patient’s overall health status is a major factor to decide the diagnostic modalities. A patient has to undergo a CT scan, PET scan, tumor marker test, Ultrasound, MRI, Biopsy, etc in order to accurately determine and treat cancer prevailing. Following are the approaches for the treatment:
A complicated response strategy and elaborate process, Whipple procedure includes removal of the head of the pancreas and the parts surrounded, like intestine, stomach, and more. The entire digestive is then re-structured and reframed for easy digestion.
In Distal Pancreatectomy, the elongated part of the pancreas, also known as the tail, is removed while keeping the head of the pancreas intact.
In total Pancreatectomy, the pancreas is totally removed from the body and also the spleen is removed. This is an old practice and is becoming rare with time and implemented only when there is severe damage to the Pancreas.
Chemotherapy is an exclusive and in conjunction with the prevailing radiation therapy. It is an administered strategy and is coupled along with surgeries for better results.