The pancreas is the metabolic and digestive gland of the human body and a very sensitive organ. Besides unknown causes and genetic factors, chronic pancreatitis or many different cysts can lead to cancer (tumour) of the pancreas. The worst and most aggressive form, pancreatic carcinoma, can also develop directly in the pancreas - usually unnoticed and without any precursors.
Pancreatic cancer treatment
In accordance with the global standard, treatment involves surgery in case of doubt and removal of the affected area. However, this only makes sense if the tumour has not yet formed metastases in neighbouring organs.
As high-tech process we will use - after my positive experiences - an innovative treatment method at the University Hospital for Surgery Salzburg: the so-called NanoKnife, also Irreversible Electropolation (IRE).