Pancreatic Cancer Overview

There are more than 100 different cancers, but only 2 common types of pancreatic cancer. Use the modules in this section to learn about cancer and the pancreatic cancer types and stages.


There are many treatment options, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Many doctors incorporate palliative care too.

Clinical Trials

Most cancer treatments used today were made possible by people taking part in clinical trials. People often think of clinical trials as a last resort, but there are clinical trials for just about every stage and type of cancer.

Patient Care

Nutrition and palliative care have important roles to play in a treatment plan for cancer. Explore how they can make a difference in your care.