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Are there any effective treatment for pancreatic cancer (pancrease (pancrelipase) head)?

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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 is now being developed to be given post surgery to prevent this problem of recurrence.

Answered 5/17/2018

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