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Pancreatic carcinoma, familial

Pancreatic carcinoma, familial: Introduction

Pancreatic carcinoma, familial: Cancer (malignant) that develops in the pancreas and tends to run in families. The pancreas produces digestive juices and certain hormones such as insulin that regulate sugar levels in the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pancreatic carcinoma, familial is available below.

Symptoms of Pancreatic carcinoma, familial

Treatments for Pancreatic carcinoma, familial

  • Management of pancreatic cancer is dependant upon the stage of the disease at the time of diagnosis, as well as the age and other health problems that the patient may have. The majority of patients will present with advanced disease. Treatments include:
    • Surgical resection of the tumor - only treatment that offers the possibility of cure but only feasible in 10-15% of patients
    • Chemotherapy - gemcitabine
    • Radiotherapy
    • Palliative procedures - including endoscopic stenting for management of jaundice, and pain management strategies
  • more treatments...»

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Definitions of Pancreatic carcinoma, familial:

Pancreatic carcinoma, familial is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pancreatic carcinoma, familial, or a subtype of Pancreatic carcinoma, familial, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pancreatic carcinoma, familial as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Pancreatic carcinoma, familial

  1. Pancreatic carcinoma, familial: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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