Surgery for pancreatic cancer
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Treatments for pancreatic cancer
There are different treatment options for people with pancreatic cancer. In this section we explain the different treatments available, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer
Chemotherapy is one of the main treatments for pancreatic cancer. Chemotherapy uses drugs to kill cancer cells. The type of chemotherapy you will have depends on whether the cancer has spread, and how good your health is.
Diet and pancreatic cancer
Myth busting information about diet during chemotherapy
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT)
Chemotherapy for inoperable cancer
Advantages and disadvantages of chemotherapy
There are pros and cons of chemotherapy – speak to your doctor or nurse about these. You might find our questions to ask your doctor or nurse helpful.