A Pancreatic Predicament.

  title={A Pancreatic Predicament.},
  author={Stanley L. Liauw},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={99 2},
Pancreatic cancer is diagnosed in a 47-year-old high school teacher with epigastric pain, with staging computed tomography (CT) showing a 3-cm mass in the head of the pancreas, abutment of the superior mesenteric artery and superior mesenteric vein by <180 , multiple peripancreatic lymph nodes, and no distant metastasis. The serum CA 19-9 level is 260 U/mL… CONTINUE READING