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Ireland

Treatments

Number of treatments available

3 treatments available to cure pancreatic cancer in Ireland: surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy. The main treatment option is surgery and it can be used alongside chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy.1

Is there any official treatment guideline for pancreatic cancer?

Yes.

What clinical guideline is followed?

‘Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Pancreatic Cancer Periampullary and Ampullary Carcinomas’, Pancreatic Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology, Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Royal College of Pathologists, Special Interest Group for Gastro-Intestinal Radiology, Gut 54, 2005.