Overview of Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer occurs when a cell in the pancreas is damaged and this malignant (cancer) cell starts to grow out of control. There are several types of pancreatic cancer, but the most common form occurs in the lining of the pancreatic duct.
Read more information about pancreatic cancer symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer can be overwhelming, but our dedicated team of experts at Baylor Scott & White Health will apply advanced medicine, treatments and research to bring hope and healing to you and your loved ones.
Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of pancreatic cancer, and personal preferences. Options may include:
Specialized Centers for Pancreatic Cancer Care
Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment Centerat Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas is dedicated to excellence in the research, prevention, early detection, treatment and pursuit of a cure for patients with pancreatic cancer.
Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for gastrointestinal cancer. The multidisciplinary group of physicians on the medical staff has the specialized training and the experience necessary to diagnose, evaluate and treat cancers in the GI tract.