NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Pancreatic Cancer - page 42

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Treatment guide
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5.1 Pancreatic cancer testing
Presents the first set of tests that are
recommended to confirm pancreatic
cancer and plan treatment.
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5.2 Resectable
Presents the recommended treatment
for cancer that hasn’t grown beyond the
pancreas and can be removed with surgery.
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5.3 Borderline resectable
Presents the recommended treatment for
cancer that is confined to the pancreas
but approaches nearby structures or has
severe symptoms so that it might not be
possible to remove by surgery.
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5.4 Locally advanced
unresectable
Presents the recommended treatment
for cancer that has spread outside the
pancreas to nearby blood vessels or other
tissues and can’t be removed with surgery.
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5.5 Metastatic
Presents the recommended treatment
for cancer that has spread far from the
pancreas.
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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Pancreatic Cancer, Version 1.2014
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