Cancer screening exams are important medical tests done when you’re at risk, but don’t have symptoms. These tests are helpful to find cancer at its earliest stage, when the chances for successful outcomes are highest.
If you are at high risk based on family history, speak to your doctor about whether testing might be right for you. This might include:
If you have been diagnosed with a pancreatic or liver disease, the following tests and treatments are some of the most commonly offered.
Meridian’s Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Program provides treatment for a wide range of malignant and non-malignant conditions affecting the liver and pancreas.
Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells or to slow down their growth.
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that targets tumors with radiation. In some cases, doctors also use radiation therapy to improve quality of life for patients.