Affinity's cancer specialists are here to guide you through the journey.
Cancer of the pancreas is the fourth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. While the exact causes are unknown, major risk factors include smoking and obesity. Early detection can help increase your chances of beating pancreatic cancer. The cancer specialists at the St. Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center in Appleton and Michael D. Wachtel Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh offer the latest diagnostic tools and treatments.
For locations, phone numbers and directions, see the related locations links to the right.
Tests and procedures
Methods for diagnosing pancreatic cancer include:
- endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
- abdominal CT scan
- pancreatic biopsy
- abdominal ultrasound
- abdominal MRI
The skilled oncologists at Affinity Health System will work with you to develop a care plan targeting your pancreatic cancer, which may include:
- radiation therapy
Call for more information:
Michael D. Wachtel Cancer Center
Mercy Medical Center
St. Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Center