News tagged with pancreatic surgery

Pancreatic cancer surgery findings presented at SSO

Despite the benefits of surgery for early stage pancreatic cancer, it remains under-utilized for patients with this deadly disease, according to a new national analysis of trends and outcomes. Physician-scientists at University ...

Mar 13, 2014
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OK to continue aspirin therapy up to pancreatic surgery

(HealthDay)—Patients on aspirin therapy do not have higher rates of perioperative bleeding, transfusion, or major procedure-related complications following elective pancreatic surgery, according to research published online ...

Aug 01, 2013
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Pancreatic cancer 4th most deadly, treatments few

(AP) -- Pancreatic cancer is notoriously lethal - there are almost as many deaths from it each year as there are new cases. The deaths this week of Apple founder Steve Jobs and Nobelist Ralph Steinman bring unusual attention ...

Oct 08, 2011
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