Liver, Pancreas and Bile Duct Program (HPB)

Pancreatic Cancer

Programs and Services

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most complex and difficult cancers to treat. The best outcomes are the result of accurate diagnosis and careful treatment planning using a team approach.

The pancreatic cancer team at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin includes physicians with an international reputation for research and clinical care. They have highly specialized training in treating cancers of the pancreas, and they provide a wide array of advanced therapies under innovative treatment protocols.

Pancreatic Cancer Basics
To learn about the pancreas and find out about types of pancreatic cancer, symptoms, risk factors and more, see our Basic Information on Pancreatic Cancer page.

Treatment Options

Pancreatic tumors can be very complex, and many patients require several different kinds of treatment. The physicians in the pancreatic cancer team work together to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for each patient.

Pancreatic cancer surgeries are extremely complex operations that require careful planning and excellent hospital care. Learn about pancreatic cancer surgery and our nationally recognized surgical outcomes.

UHC Quality and Safety Management Report

Radiation Therapy
The pancreatic cancer team at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin uses an innovative approach to combining radiation therapy with other treatments. Find out about radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer.

Drug Therapy
Chemotherapy is an element of treatment for almost all patients with pancreatic cancer. Recent advances include new agents and new treatment protocols. Learn more about pancreatic cancer drug therapy.

Clinical Trials
Patients with cancers of the pancreas are often eligible for advanced treatment options through clinical trials. See our clinical trials page for a complete list of investigational therapies currently available for pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Douglas Evans

Meet Dr. Douglas Evans

Learn more about the pancreas, types of pancreatic cancer and the most effective treatment options in a video interview with Douglas Evans, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin surgical oncologist. Additional information on Whipple Procedure (Pancreaticoduodenectomy).