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At the Pancreatic Cancer Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, we understand how difficult it is to receive a diagnosis of pancreatic tumors. You may be anxious about your prognosis and confused by your treatment options — or you may be worried about how your cancer will affect loved ones.
That's why our experts offer more than clinical care. We also offer compassionate support for both patients and families dealing with pancreatic cancer.
Our program provides leading-edge treatment for all tumors of the pancreas.
Our clinical care is so effective because we take a collaborative approach to developing your treatment plan. Each week, our team gets together to make sure our patients have access to the latest treatments and the most promising clinical trials.
We use a combination of therapies to treat pancreatic tumors. Your care plan will be tailored to your cancer type as well as your health history and lifestyle. Common treatment options include:
Our patients also have access to novel therapies through participation in Tufts MC and national clinical trials.
When a family member has pancreatic cancer, it can be hard on everybody. The Pancreatic Cancer Program offers a wide array of support services to help you and your family during this difficult time.
While undergoing treatments, patients and families can stay together in the Neely House, conveniently located within Tufts MC. The Neely House is more than just a place to sleep. There, families have the opportunity to be together in a homey, comfortable environment and to connect with other families who also are coping with cancer.
Our program includes surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, gastroenterologists, nutritionists and other experts from across Tufts MC.
Title(s): Interim Radiologist-in-Chief; Chief, Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiology; Vice Chair, Radiology for Quality and Operations; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Radiology, CardioVascular Center
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3004
Fax #: 617-636-0041
Peripheral vascular disease, biliary and urinary obstruction, thrombo-embolic disease, vascular disease, general radiology
Accepting New Patients
Title(s): Director, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program; Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9248
Fax #: 617-636-9095
General surgery, advanced abdominal tumors, peritoneal surface malignancies, hepatobiliary/pancreatic/colorectal minimally invasive surgical oncology
Title(s): Radiation Oncologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Radiation Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6161
Fax #: 617-636-6131
Radiotherapy for cancers of the lung, gastrointestinal tract, breast and head and neck
Title(s): Medical Oncologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538
Phase I clinical trials, GI oncology, breast cancer, head and neck malignancies, liver tumors
Title(s): Chief of Nuclear Medicine; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0040
Fax #: 617-636-0041
Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-8615
General gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease
In the Pancreatic Cancer Center, we value the relationship that referring physicians have with their patients. So we make it a point to communicate with you throughout your patient's treatment regimen.