Cancer of the pancreas is uniquely difficult to treat since it is usually diagnosed at an advanced stage. Our expert team works to provide a precise diagnosis and effective treatment options. We combine advanced research, technology and techniques with compassionate care to create a personalized treatment plan that is right for you. We use robotic and video-assisted technology to minimize the impact of the treatment and help you maintain a high quality of life.
We treat all pancreatic cancers, including:
The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer.
As one of the busiest pancreatic cancer programs in the Southeast, our high patient volumes translate into expert care for you. We are also the only hospital in Tennessee approved by the National Pancreas Foundation to care for patients with pancreatic cancer.
Our medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, interventional gastroenterologists and pathologists combine their expertise to create a personalized care plan that is right for you. These specialists work closely with nutritionists and genetic counselors to provide you with quality care before, during and after treatment.
At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.
Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.
As a leading cancer research center, we offer the latest approaches being studied in clinical trials. When you take part in a cancer clinical trial, you have the chance to help improve treatment for others, while also receiving expert care from our experienced doctors and research nurses. Find a clinical trial at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
Cancer affects all aspects of life. We offer a range of support services, including the survivorship program and an integrative care center, to help you before, during and after treatment.
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including: