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A 34-year-old female asked:

Ct scan last summer showed no pancreatic mass. 1 yr later is a mass. tumor markers high. biopsy showed scar tissue. is it still pancreatic cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be: Biopsy may not have sampled the right area. Not seeing tumor/cancer in the biopsy does not mean there is no cancer elsewhere in the body. However, not all masses are cancer. The issue is more complicated than can be addressed in this forum. You may wish to get a second opinion from a different GI doctor.
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