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What treatment should be taken for pancreatic cancer ?

hi my dad has pancreatic cancer he was supposed to have whipple procedure but they did a bypass instead
Asked On : Sun, 11 Mar 2012
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Oncologist, Radiation 's  Response
it means Your dad is having a locally advanced and inoperable pancreatic cancer that cant be removed, so what doctor had done is a symptomatic relief (palliative treatment) to relieve obstruction of small bowel(duodenum) by pancreas.
Answered: Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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Oncologist Dr. Ioan Dorian OANA's  Response

This means that the procedure was only a paleative one. The whipple procedure might have been a curative procedure.
Answered: Mon, 12 Mar 2012
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