Whipple Procedure

Whipple Procedure

Service Type
Body

Whipple surgery is the only surgery that can cure pancreatic cancer. The procedure removes tumors in the head of your pancreas. Taking out tumors in this location can stop cancer from growing into other organs. 

The procedure can also treat disease or take out tumors in the:

Clinical Practice Terms
Reid B. Adams

Reid B. Adams, MD

Title:
Professor
Division:
Surgical Oncology
Phone:
434.924.2839
Victor M. Zaydfudim

Victor M. Zaydfudim, MD

Title:
Associate Professor
Division:
Surgical Oncology
Phone:
434.924.2839