Pancreatic Cancer


Sir please tell that why there is 5 year survival time even after the successful whipples operate?


MBBS, FCPS, FRCS(Ire), FRCS(General Surgery) | Lahore

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Asa It remains a fairly aggressive cancer. Temporary cure of 5 years is considered a great achievement. Similar case like steve jobs who had all the resources on earth.


MBBS, FCPS (Surgery) | Lahore

Depends what exactly is the histopath.
Adenos are aggressive.
Nets, gist and cystic are having better prognosis.
Rather than posting here It would be a good idea to see some Oncologist.
Preferably visit walkin Shaukat khanam

Dr. Aun Jamal
Dr. Aun Jamal - General Surgeon

MBBS, FCPS (Surgery) | Lahore | Book Appointment

Plus pancreas are having guarded prognosis,
Periampullary tend to do better.
Unfortunately for ca panc. Overall prognosis is dismal, median survival after surgery and adjuvant chemo is 24-26 months.
But again it's better to see some Oncologist.
Aun Jamal
Surgical Oncologist.

1 month ago


MBBS (Dow), MRCS (Edin), FCPS | Quetta

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5 year survival is not given for one patient. Some patients live more than 5 yrs and some less. Pancreatic Ca is an aggressive cancer and whipple's procedure is not a minor procedure. It has its complications also.


MBBS, FCPS | Lahore

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U can’t remove tumor microscopically

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