Pancreatice Cancer Treatments.
There are some treaments
for those suffering with Pancreatic Cancer, such as:
Sugery: This treatment is offered only if the tumor is localized and for those who have the physical
stamina to make it through a majoy operation. Surgery to remove a tumor can take several forms, depending on the location,size,
and stage of the cancer.
During this procedure, more commonly known as the "Whipple procedure", the surgeon removes
the head of the pancreas, part of the small intestine, and some of the surrounding tissues.
In this operation, the ENTIRE Pancreas, part of the small intestine, stomach,bile duct,gallbladder,spleen
and most of the lymph nodes in the affected area is removed.
In this surgery only the tail section of the Pancreas is removed.
Radiation therapy involves using high energy rays to destroy cancer cells and to shrink tumors.
This is a commen procedure for most, if not all types of cancer.
Chemotherapy is used to control and/or treat cancer using anticancer drugs that destroy the
disease by interferring with their growth and/oir preventing their reproduction.
Some side essects of Chemotherapy are: Fatigue;Nausea and vomitting; mouth sores;head
and stomach pain; hair loss;Anemia;Infection;nervous problems; blood count problems among others.