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肝胆胰外科

肝胆胰外科包括治疗癌症和其他影响肝脏, 胆管, 胆囊和胰腺的疾病的外科手术。手术用于切除肝脏、胆囊、胆管和胰腺的肿瘤。它还用于治疗良性疾病,如囊肿、胆管损伤和狭窄(堵塞)和门脉高压。

What is pancreatic cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the pancreas, an organ located in the abdomen that plays a crucial role in digestion and blood sugar regulation.

What causes pancreatic cancer?

The exact causes of pancreatic cancer are not fully understood, but certain risk factors can increase the likelihood of its development. These include smoking, family history of pancreatic cancer, obesity, chronic pancreatitis, and diabetes.

What are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer?

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer may include abdominal pain, jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), unexplained weight loss, loss of appetite, changes in stool colour, and new-onset diabetes. For more information, check out our 'Resources' page here.

What are the treatment options for pancreatic cancer?

Treatment options for pancreatic cancer depend on the stage and extent of the disease. Common approaches include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. The treatment plan is tailored to each patient's individual condition and may involve a combination of these methods. Early detection and prompt medical intervention are crucial for improving outcomes.

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