Pancreatic cancer I

Topic: Pancreas, Digestive Oncology

Authors: Jonas Rosendahl, Hana Algül & Maria Del Pilar Acedo Nunez
Release date: November 2023
This course was developed by UEG


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About this online course

Pancreatic cancer is a highly aggressive malignancy, often asymptomatic in its early stages, making early detection challenging. Risk factors are tobacco use and certain genetic mutations. Pancreatic cancer has a poor prognosis, with a low overall survival rate.

The course includes comprehensive PPT slides and bespoke video presentations. It starts with an introduction to pancreatic cancer, covers clinical presentations and diagnostic workup, as well as basic therapeutic approaches of patients with pancreatic cancer. Furthermore, information on the surveillance of patients with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer will be presented.

Target audience

The target audience for this course are gastroenterologists (in training), fellows in training, Medical students (in training), general practitioners, nurses, dieticians, physicians of other specialities and basic scientists in gastroenterology who want to gain more knowledge on pancreatic cancer.