At the Cancer Institute, our collaborative team provides a fast and accurate diagnosis. You can expect the diagnostic process to be:
At the Cancer Institute, we use a team approach to diagnosis. Specialists, including medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, and gastroenterologists, carefully review your results to arrive at a diagnosis. We get the most precise diagnosis so we can tailor an effective, comprehensive treatment plan for you.
First, we ask you about your symptoms and conduct a physical exam. Then, we use diagnostic tests to detect cancer and to pinpoint its stage. Our sophisticated diagnostic tests include:
Once we have diagnosed pancreatic cancer and determined the stage, a team of pancreatic cancer experts immediately reviews your case to recommend a treatment plan. We offer a range of treatment options, including surgery, radiation, and clinical trials. Find out more about our approach to treating pancreatic cancer.