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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Ovarian: Stage for stage, ovarian cancer has longer survival times.
Dr. Samir Gupta
29 years experience General Surgery
Ovarian usually: Ovarian cancers generally have a better survival then pancreatic tumors but there are several factors to consider the stage at time of surgery, the c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: Size, location, stage and cell type.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Short: 6 months--a few have made it 2 years.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
10%: If a patient is a candidate for a Whipple, meaning no nodes or spread of tumor at the 1-2yr interval the survival is 10%. This may change since new i ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Surgery: Stage ii or iii pancreatic cancer may or may not be surgically removed. If the malignant mass does not encircle a major blood vessel, surgery can be i ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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It is possible: Hi. How are you? So the biopsy came back positive? I'm sorry. You know the statistics. Cure IS possible. What you need is a very experienced medical c ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maricer Escalon
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Completely different: Hello, Pancreatic cancer and breast cancer are 2 completely different disease. Stage for stage, breast cancer usually has a better prognosis than pan ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Depends on stage: Median survival 6-7 months. Also depends on response to treatment.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Multiple reasons: Pancreatic cancer symptoms show up late due to the organ being deep in the abdomen and the tumor is highly aggressive and responds poorly to all form ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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I'm so very sorry: Hi. You probably know the statistics. Some cures do exist. Did she have surgery? If no surgery, chemo is only palliative. It's an awful cancer, a ... Read More
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