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Locally advanced pancreatic cancer
András Laczi
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 10:46 AM
Joined: 10/5/2017
Posts: 2

Hello, My brother was recently diagnosed with adenocalcioma in the pancreas. It is locally advanced, classification is T4 N0M0. Size is 7x4 cm. The doctor's said it cannot be operated on as the cancer surrounds the splenic artery. I'm wondering if Cybeknife could be a helpful addition with the planned chemotherapy in our case or the closeness of stomach and the enclosed artery prevents this. Best regards, Andras
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:01 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435

CK is quite effective in this situation. See the nearest CK center

Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D. Southwest Radiation Oncology
András Laczi
Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017 1:41 AM
Joined: 10/5/2017
Posts: 2

Thanks Clinton, I will look into this then. Regards, Andras

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