Pancreatic cancer is one of the most complex and difficult cancers to treat. The best outcomes are the result of accurate diagnosis and careful treatment planning using a team (multidisciplinary) approach.

Beating the odds

Being diagnosed with an aggressive, inoperable form of cancer can be frightening, but there is one man who welcomed the diagnosis and beat the odds. Fox6 tells his story.

Pancreatic Cancer Types, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Learn about the pancreas and find out about types of pancreatic cancer, symptoms, risk factors and more.

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Options

Pancreatic tumors can be very complex, and many patients require several different kinds of treatment. The physicians in the pancreatic cancer team work together to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for each patient.

Pancreatic Cancer Education

We have compiled a group of educational materials with contributions from Douglas Evans, MD, and Kathleen Christians, MD, to help you better understand pancreatic cancer, and the surgical options available to you.

Clinical Trials for Pancreatic Cancer

Patients with cancers of the pancreas are often eligible for advanced treatment options through clinical trials. See our clinical trials page for a complete list of investigational therapies currently available for pancreatic cancer.

Special Screening Program for Pancreatic Cancer

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center offers a specialized service for people who may be at high risk of developing pancreatic cancer due to personal or familial health factors.

International Patients

We are here to help international patients arrange for their care at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Virtual Visits Are Available

Safe and convenient virtual visits by video let you get the care you need via a mobile device, tablet or computer wherever you are. We’ll gather your medical records for you and get our experts’ input so we can offer treatment options without an in-person visit. To schedule a virtual visit, call 1-866-680-0505.

Cancer and the COVID-19 Vaccine

There is currently no data that suggests current or former cancer patients should avoid getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Cancer can weaken your immune system, so we recommend that most patients get the vaccine as soon as possible. 

Recognized as High Performing by U.S. News & World Report

Froedtert Hospital is nationally ranked in three adult specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Froedtert Hospital is also recognized as high performing in four adult specialties and 15 procedures and conditions, including gastroenterology and GI surgery.