What are the Best Surgery Options for Your Pancreatic Condition?

If you have problems with your pancreas — pancreatic cancer or pancreatitis, for example — surgery may provide some good options for treatment. While there are a variety of pancreatic operations, here  is a look at two specific procedures: The Whipple procedure One surgery, call the Whipple procedure  can be an option for patients with pancreatic cancer or benign, noncancerous conditions in the front portion … Read More

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10 Things to Know About Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is a deadly disease that spreads “silently,” without symptoms. When symptoms do present themselves, the cancer is usually advanced. However, there are a variety of innovative treatment options available to patients. Knowing the facts about pancreatic cancer will give you an awareness of the risks and the signs of the disease. 10 things … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Treating Pancreatic Diseases

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about pancreatic diseases? Jane Wey, MD, Chairman, Department of General Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, and May Abdel-Wahab, MD, Staff Radiation Oncologist, Taussig Cancer Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at noon (ET). Treating Pancreatic Diseases Live … Read More