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Pancreatic Cancer

Alternate Names : Cancer of the Pancreas

Pancreatic Cancer | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the disease diagnosed?

Diagnosis of pancreatic cancer begins with a medical history and physical exam. The healthcare provider may order tests, including:

  • an abdominal CT scan
  • a biopsy to remove a small piece of tissue for examination
  • CT scans and specialized X-rays to determine if the cancer has spread

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    Author: Miriam P. Rogers, EdD, RN, AOCN, CNS
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 07/28/01

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