What Are Treatments for Advanced Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer?

Q:

What are treatments for advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer?

A:

Advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer is as difficult to treat as it is to diagnose. It is better to seek an oncologist’s advice before taking any measures.

Treatment options for advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer include:

Surgery (for symptom control)
Radiation therapy (for symptom relief)
Chemotherapy (drugs: gemcitabine; gemcitabine and erlotinib; or oxaliplatin, irinotecan, leucovorin, and fluorouracil (5-FU) (FOLFIRINOX))

Keywords: advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer treatment

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