Pancreatic Cancer

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:42pm
Pancreatic cysts are water or mucus filled structures in the pancreas, similar to cysts that appear in other parts of the body. The most common cause of benign (non-cancerous) cysts is pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:35pm
More than two years ago, when Dr. Bain told me I had pancreatic cancer, my first thought was that nothing can take my 81 years away from me. I’ve had a long, happy life and know what it’s like to overcome hardships and learn important lessons.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

Pathologists are key partners of the medical team whose investigations and findings are essential to successful surgical and treatment plans for cancer patients.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:31am

When diagnosing or treating cancer, a less-invasive procedure often leads to better outcomes and fewer risks.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 8:21am

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. A major contributing factor for pancreatic cancer’s high death rate is a lack of effective early detection or screening tests.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 12:59pm

Early stage pancreatic cancer is primarily treated with surgery. However, only one-third of early stage pancreatic cancer patients in the U.S. are referred to a surgeon or a comprehensive cancer institute and undergo surgery.

Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 8:00am

Although rare, about 38,000 Americans die from pancreatic cancer each year, making it the fourth deadliest type of cancer in the United States.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 3:22pm

Patrick Swayze, Luciano Pavarotti, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Steve Jobs. These are a few of the celebrities and public figures that have brought attention to pancreatic cancer over the years.  Despite this public spotlight, pancreatic cancer is known as the silent killer.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 9:06am

Boris Kuvshinoff, II, MD, MBA, and Renuka Iyer, MD, joined Roswellness Radio to discuss pancreatic cancer. In this excerpt from last Sunday's show, Drs.