Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Clinic
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The Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Clinic provides treatment options for patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Treatment for pancreatic cancer at UVA includes:
- The Whipple procedure (orpancreaticoduodenectomy), the most common operation for pancreatic cancer.
- Distal pancreatectomy (removal of the body and tail of the pancreas) and splenectomy (removal of the spleen)
- Total pancreatectomy, or removal of the pancreas (only used in a very small number of patients)
- Laproscopic second open surgery
Learn more about our pancreatic cancer program.