Pancreatic Cancer

Specialists at Abramson Cancer Center utilize modern tools to evaluate pancreatic cancer and to develop individualized treatment plans.

Pancreatic cancer, also called exocrine cancer, is a type of cancer that begins in the tissues of the pancreas.

At Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center, our patients with pancreatic cancer receive their care from a team of nationally recognized experts in the diagnosis, treatment and research of pancreatic cancer.

Our approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment provides better outcomes and gives you access to the most advanced treatment, surgical techniques and clinical trials. Our physicians work together to create personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs.

Oncology Navigators

Every step of pancreatic cancer treatment, from a cancer diagnosis and treatment, to forming a survivorship plan, comes with different needs and issues that should be addressed.

Oncology navigators are committed to making sure every patient experience is as comfortable as possible. They are experts in navigating complex health care situations and serve as a consistent point of contact and a reliable source for advice, support and direction for patients and families.