Patient reviews for Doctors for Pancreatic Cancer in Meerut
Jaynarayan's review for Dr. Sandeep Bhandari
Dr Bhandari is very polite and caring doctor. He listens to his patients very calmly and then try to judge the problem after li... Read more reviews
As the name suggests, the term Pancreatic Cancer is used for defining the growth of tumours and malignant cells in the pancreas and the glands surrounding it. Symptoms of cancer here include throwing up food right after eating, trouble with digestion, weight loss, feeling of nausea and bloating and also inability to keep food down and lack of appetite.
HOW IS PANCREATIC CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) scan and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) helps doctor is visualizing condition of pancreas.An endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) uses an ultrasound device that is passed through endoscope down the oeasophagus (food pipe) into the stomach to obtain images.Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts in pancreas.Finally, a tissue or cell sample for biopsy can be collected during ERCP, to finally ascertain Pancreatic Cancer
HOW IS PANCREATIC CANCER TREATED?
The treatment of pancreatic cancer will be done with surgery that is called a Whipple Procedure. This will remove the head of the pancreas, if the cancer is found there. The pancreatic tail and body may also be removed if the cancer has spread.
DID YOU KNOW?
Poor lifestyle choices, alcohol and smoke are the primary causes of pancreatic cancer though it linked with genetics too.