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Healthcare: Cancer Care

Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

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Dr. William Fisher discusses a CT scan with a colleagues during a pancreas resection.
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The Elkins Pancreas Center at Baylor Medicine specializes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer through pancreatic surgery (Whipple procedure), gene therapy, clinical trials, general surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. Our physicians lead the nation in the discovery of effective new methods to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, you are not alone. The Elkins Pancreas Center, a multidisciplinary clinic located in Houston, Texas, is here to help you by:

  • Providing the best care for pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis patients
  • Leading in the discovery of effective new methods to diagnose and treat pancreatic disease
  • Educating patients, their families, Baylor College of Medicine trainees, other physicians, and the community about pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis
  • Approved National Pancreas Foundation Center for pancreatitis and pancreas cancer 

Procedures include: