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Overview of pancreatic cancer treatment options

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/treating-pancreatic-cancer
Full article: https://www.curetoday.com/view/know-your-options-when-it-comes-to-pancreatic-cancer

This review looks at current strategies for pancreatic cancer care and potential future therapies. (posted 7/28/21)

Expert Guidelines

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends the following screening for people at increased risk for pancreatic cancer: 

NCCN recommends that people with inherited mutations in the following genes (with or without a family history of cancer) "consider pancreatic cancer screening" with MRCP or EUS:

NCCN guidelines recommend that people with an inherited mutation in one of the following genes and a family history of cancer "consider pancreatic cancer screening" with MRCP or EUS beginning at age 50 or 10 years earlier than the earliest pancreatic cancer diagnosis in the family: ATMBRCA1BRCA2MLH1MSH2MSH6EPCAMPALB2TP53

NCCN does not currently recommend pancreatic cancer screening for people with the above mutations who do not have a family history of cancer. 

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends the following for people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer:

Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider

Open Clinical Trials

The following are studies looking at risk management for pancreatic cancer:

A number of other clinical trials for pancreatic cancer screening and prevention may be found here.

The following are studies enrolling people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer:

A number of other clinical trials for people with pancreatic cancer can be found here.

The following are studies looking at treatment for people with advanced solid tumors. 

About FORCE

FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.