Pancreatic cancer affects more than 42,000 Americans each year and is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. This Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, patients should know of the treatments available at UF Health.
With several different approaches available, the treatment of pancreatic cancer is determined by the type and staging, which is the process used by physicians to describe the location, size, and spread of the cancer. Treatment of pancreatic cancer in the current era is personalized and based on the individual patient and disease characteristics.
“At UF Health, our pancreatic cancer team remains committed to delivering high quality, personalized patient care, while serving as a source of hope for patients and their families,” said Thomas George, M.D., FACP, a clinical investigator at the UF Health Cancer Center. “Pancreatic cancer is a rigorous disease, but our team consists of leaders in the field who are dedicated to developing new treatment and therapy options through clinical research.”Learn more about Have Hope: Discover Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer.