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Patient Education

Unless otherwise noted, the following open as pdf documents.

Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient Handbook

Anatomy of the Pancreas with Surrounding Organs (with inset)

Identifying a Doctor and Facility When You Have Cancer

Chronic Pancreatitis (National Pancreas Foundation) [website]

Digestive System Anatomy: Information for Patients

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Hereditary Pancreatitis - Fact Sheet (National Pancreas Foundation)

Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Pancreatic Cyst Handbook

Solid Pseudopapillary Cyst

Anatomy of the Pancreas      Illustration

Pancreatic Cysts      Illustration

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplam - Mixed Variant     Illustration

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm - Main duct     Illustration

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm - Multi Focal Side Branch     Illustration

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm - Side Branch     Illustration

Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm     Illustration

Whipple Procedure (Pancreaticoduodenectomy)     Illustration

Distal Pancreatectomy     Illustration

Pancreas     Illustration

Pancreas and Surrounding Organs     Illustration

Learn about clinical trials, courtesy of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Still have questions?

The nurses at Cancer AnswerLine™ have answers. Call 1-800-865-1125 and you'll get a personal response from one of our registered nurses, who have years of experience in caring for people with cancer.

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