Whether given orally or intravenously (IV), chemotherapy passes through the body, hunting cancerous cells. When the medicine finds its target, it destroys them.
A combination of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, chemoradiation causes both treatments to be more effective than when given individually.
Depending on the location and extent of disease, surgeons remove part or all of the pancreas. At UK Markey Cancer Center, surgeons turn to robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques at every opportunity.
Medication or other substances find and destroy cancer cells. This therapy may have fewer side effects than radiation or chemotherapy.