Present Strategies for Diagnosis

  • H. Baumel
  • B. Deixonne
  • A. Dubois
  • F. M. Lopez
  • P. Lopez


The results of therapy for carcinoma of the pancreas are very poor; therefore, this chapter, generated by the desire to improve the end results, should be read from a special point of view. At present, nearly 90% of the pancreatic cancers are incurable at the time of surgical intervention [12]. In order to improve the prognosis of these cancers diagnoses must be achieved earlier.


Pancreatic Cancer Obstructive Jaundice Present Strategy Normal Pancreas Pancreatic Mass 
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  • H. Baumel
  • B. Deixonne
  • A. Dubois
  • F. M. Lopez
  • P. Lopez

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