Pancreatic carcinoma is the fourth cause of death from cancer in the United States, with a survival rate at 5 years of less than 5%. About 60% of tumors originate at the head of the pancreas, 15% in the body, 5% in the tail; 20% are diffuse within the pancreas. This article discusses the imaging and staging of pancreatic cancer.

Staging cancer of the pancreas.

MORANA, Giovanni;POZZI MUCELLI, Roberto;CUGINI, Christian
2010

Abstract

Pancreatic carcinoma is the fourth cause of death from cancer in the United States, with a survival rate at 5 years of less than 5%. About 60% of tumors originate at the head of the pancreas, 15% in the body, 5% in the tail; 20% are diffuse within the pancreas. This article discusses the imaging and staging of pancreatic cancer.
diagnostic agent; fluorodeoxyglucose f 18; cancer staging; computer assisted tomography
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