Surgical resection is the only potentially curative treatment for cancer of stomach, colon and pancreas

Dr. Shefali Agrawal, MD, MS, FACS

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death. Surgical resection is the only curative treatment.
Surgical resection is the only potentially curative treatment for cancer of the stomach, colon and rectum.
Most pancreatic cysts are not at risk for cancer and accurate identification of high-risk cysts will avoid unnecessary surgery.