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Pancreatic Cancer Overview

  • At the Pancreas and Biliary Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), our team of experts work together to provide compassionate, comprehensive, and highly coordinated care for patients with pancreatic lesions. Our Center includes leaders in the field who provide our patients with the highest level of care in state-of-the-art facilities. We also perform leading-edge basic scientific and clinical research, with numerous opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials and other research studies.

    Exceptional Care for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

    • A highly experienced team of pancreatic cancer experts
    • The full expertise of two world-class medical centers – Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    • One of the only dedicated pancreatic cyst clinics in the region
    • Timely appointments, typically within days
    • A multidisciplinary team approach based on each patient's unique situation
    • Deep expertise in diagnosing and treating even the most complex cases
    • Treatment that rapidly engages all of our resources, including our current research
    • Symptom management to help you feel better
    • Comprehensive support services for you and your family
    • Genetic screening available for all of our patients
    • Access to leading-edge clinical trials

    We Treat You, Not Just Your Cancer

    We consider your well-being to be our top priority. As we actively work to treat your cancer, we are equally as focused on helping you maintain a high quality of life in every way.

    Your team works closely together to provide comprehensive care that is highly coordinated. Our patients and their families have access to a network of social workers, dietitians, pain experts, geneticists and support services, including:

  • Information and Resources

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    Becoming a Patient

    As a new Dana-Farber patient, find answers to questions about your first visit: what to bring, how to find us, where to park, and how to prepare.

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    How Our Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients Rate Dana-Farber

    Take a look at our patient satisfaction survey results for our patients treated for gastrointestinal cancers.
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    Support Services and Amenities

    We offer a wide range of services, from financial planning to creative arts to spiritual counsel, to support our patients through their cancer experiences.