Your Pancreatic Cancer Treatment at Johns Hopkins
Finding out that you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer is very difficult. You probably have many questions. Do I need surgery? What stage is the cancer? What is a Whipple procedure? Where can I get the best care?
At Johns Hopkins, we have answers to many of these questions, as we’ve helped thousands of patients in similar situations. You can feel confident that our compassionate team of surgeons, pathologists, medical and radiation oncologists, and radiologists will work with you to develop an individualized care plan that works for your particular stage of pancreatic cancer.
Learn More about Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Options
Watch our video “Winning the War on Pancreatic Cancer: Why Do We Need a Cancer Vaccine (Immunotherapy)?” presented by surgeon Christopher Wolfgang and medical oncologist Lei Zheng.
During the 30-minute presentation, you'll:
Receive an overview of pancreatic cancer
Learn about surgical and nonsurgical treatment approaches
Find out how the latest developments in immunotherapy, including a pancreatic cancer vaccine developed at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, are being used in clinical trials
Why Johns Hopkins for Pancreatic Cancer Care?
Newly diagnosed patients can be seen at the Johns Hopkins Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic, where you will meet with all our experts in one visit.
More pancreas surgeries – including the Whipple procedure, and distal and total pancreatectomies – are performed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital than at any other hospital in the United States.
Our surgeons specialize in minimally invasive surgery and use the latest advances in robotic technology, resulting in shorter hospital stays and faster recovery time.
Our team is recognized for developing innovative treatment options for pancreatic tumors considered inoperable or unresectable by other hospitals.
Our pancreatic cancer team is part of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of only 47 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation as designated by the National Cancer Institute.
Learn more about why Johns Hopkins surgeons are national leaders in the surgical treatment of pancreatic cancer.