Pancreatic Cancer FAQs
Learning that you have pancreatic cancer will probably leave you feeling confused, angry, afraid or a combination of these and other emotions. You are also likely wondering what your next steps should be and what your life will look like moving forward. At Moffitt Cancer Center, we understand the challenges of receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing treatment, which is why we remain committed to educating pancreatic cancer patients on their conditions and the treatment options that may be available to them.
To help you better understand pancreatic cancer and navigate the complex emotions that may accompany your diagnosis, Moffitt has compiled the following articles:
- Eight ways pancreatic cancer affects the digestive system
- Nine pancreatic cancer symptoms you should not ignore
- What are the side effects of pancreatic cancer treatment?
- 10 symptoms you may not know are linked to pancreatic cancer
- What is metastatic pancreatic cancer?
- Where does pancreatic cancer metastasize to?
- How long does it take for metastatic pancreatic cancer to show symptoms?
- 10 questions to ask your pancreatic cancer specialist
- Differences between resectable and unresectable pancreatic cancer
- What is locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
- Can vitamin E reduce your risk of pancreatic cancer?
- Can pancreatic cancer be detected early?
- Who is at high risk for pancreatic cancer?
- Can pancreatic cancer be cured with chemo?
The Gastrointestinal Oncology Program at Moffitt comprises surgeons, endocrinologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists and others who focus solely on cancers of the GI tract. And, since Moffitt is a high-volume cancer center, our team has a level of experience in treating pancreatic cancer that is virtually unparalleled. We understand that each patient’s cancer is unique, which is why we provide individualized attention to every patient who walks through our doors, ensuring we recommend a treatment plan that is right for them. If you have recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, submit a new patient registration form online or call 1-888-663-3488 to schedule a consultation at Moffitt. Referrals are not required.