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Dr. Douglas Miller
41 years experience Pathology
Need to know more: Your question can't be adequately answered without more information. I would need to know the precise pathology classification to tell you if there w ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Pancreas has ducts: And "glands" (acini) in the head, neck and body. Duct is the most common. If it is "out", ask if margins, nodes, and distant search is clear. Best w ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: Depending on the location in the head. 2 cm is significant size tumor. Your need immediate diagnosis and treatment
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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: They can if they are located right next to the bile duct, the small drainage tube that allows bile to flow out of the liver. Hope this helps!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Rarely a Whipple: Only 10 % of patients with pancreatic head ca are candidates for a wipple. Following this procedure the 2 year survival rate is about 10%. A vaccine ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Effective like...: ...Curative? The answer would be surgery if the patient is fortunate enough to discover it early. Even then there is a good chance that it will come b ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
May not be due to : Vp shunt , most likely done to relive intracranial pressure , current condition needs careful evaluation , including biopsy speak to your doctor (s) ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
75 years experience Endocrinology
Pancreas cat scan: Narrowing of pancreatic head on a cat scan has no significance your doctor who ordered the study can use the study results and use it to supplement cl ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Metformin: Metformin is the drug of choice for Type II diabetes--but has many other off-label uses. It restores insulin sensitivity, and basically "gives the pa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, get more tests: If your test shows pancreatic inflammation, appropriate to your symptoms ; risks, of course you are appropriate to worry. Pursue asap further evaluati ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
?: Did they get a biopsy? It can be many things but malignancy is always a possibility. Did they perform a ct scan with per a pancreatic protocol? Tha ... Read More

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