Pancreatic cancer is a devastating diagnosis that affects over 35,000 people in the United States each year. Thankfully, recent advances and new treatment options for patients with the disease have led to a more promising outlook. The Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital offers patients easy access to specialized care for pancreatic cancer, including new approaches to the treatment of the disease. As a multispecialty program, we are dedicated to providing our patients with cutting-edge technology for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of their pancreatic cancer.
The Interventional Endoscopy Team at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven focuses on diseases of the pancreas, biliary tree, and the gastrointestinal tract. Patients with a variety of symptoms and diseases are evaluated, including those with pancreatitis, biliary strictures and stones, post-cholecystectomy complications, unexplained abdominal pain, and suspected gastrointestinal malignancies.