Pancreatic CancerLast updated: 10/6/12You are a medical student, resident, nurse, or other healthcare professional who has been tasked with learning about and reviewing: PANCREATIC CANCER.You may be a patient, or have a family member who was recentlyMorePancreatic CancerLast updated: 10/6/12You are a medical student, resident, nurse, or other healthcare professional who has been tasked with learning about and reviewing: PANCREATIC CANCER.You may be a patient, or have a family member who was recently diagnosed with PANCREATIC CANCER.You need this information either for a board exam (eg.
USMLE STEP 1, ABSITE, etc) and/or to take care of patients. You need to know the associated eponyms, epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology, pertinent history and physical exam findings, laboratory and radiologic workup, treatments, complications, and prognosis.You also need specific multiple choice questions that test your knowledge on this topic and that will help you differentiate this topic from similar topics.
You can find all of that information and more here.This work will also be updated with relevant information from current journal articles and review books.KEYWORDSpancreatic cancer, pancreas carcinoma, jaundiceFREE QUESTIONS VIA EMAILIf you would like free questions on pancreatic cancer, send an email to [email protected] with your request. We are here to help.USMLE TOPICS COVERED IN THIS BOOK- Pancreas carcinoma- Pancreatic cancerABSITE TOPICS COVERED IN THIS BOOK- Palliative treatment pancreatic cancer - Senior examTABLE OF CONTENTS- Statistics- Genetics of pancreatic cancer- Tumor markers- Risk factors- Other cancers associated with pancreatic cancer- Prognosis- Histopathologic classifications- History and physical exam- Treatment- Unresectable pancreatic cancer- Palliative treatment- Common curveballs on the surgery oral board exam / pimp questions- Strikeouts / Reasons you could fail the surgery oral board exams- Additional questions- Helpful books