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32

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

:

Pancreatic Cancer, Version 1.2017

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Treatment guide

33 Pancreatic cancer testing

Presents the first set of tests

recommended to confirm pancreatic

cancer and plan treatment.

37 Resectable pancreatic cancer

Presents the recommended treatment

for cancer that hasn’t grown beyond

the pancreas and can be removed with

surgery.

42 Borderline resectable pancreatic cancer

Presents the recommended treatment for

cancer that is confined to the pancreas

but approaches nearby structures or

causes severe symptoms such that the

cancer can't be removed by surgery.

49 Locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer

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.

56 Metastatic pancreatic cancer

Presents the recommended treatment

for cancer that has spread far from the

pancreas.

59 Review