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People suspected of or diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, primary liver cancer, and cholangiocarcinoma in NSW should be referred to one of these specialist centres

Strategies that reduce the uptake of smoking and encourage current smokers to quit could substantially reduce the future incidence of pancreatic cancer in Australia, particularly among men.

What is pancreatic cancer? Find the latest pancreatic cancer statistics including incidence, mortality and survival in NSW.

Consultation with an oncologist mitigated most of the sociodemographic and service-related disparities in chemotherapy use. There is a need to establish referral pathways to ensure that all patients have the opportunity to discuss treatment options with a medical oncologist.

This information is intended as a guide for patients and their families, following pancreatic surgery. Each person’s experience may differ from this guide, depending upon the specific protocols used at different hospitals and how they recover after surgery.

This information is for people who are preparing to undergo a pancreatectomy (removal of the pancreas). This is intended as a general overview of pancreatic surgery.

Pancreatic and periampullary cancer cases and resection use can be ascertained from linked hospital admission data with sufficient validity for informing aspects of health service delivery and system-level monitoring.

Pancreatic cancer patients treated by surgeons who performed <4 resections/year were more likely to die from a surgical complication, had higher 1-year mortality, and worse overall survival.

This study found that place of residence and access to a specialist hepatobiliary surgeon are determinants of survival in patients with non-metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Geographic category of residence may influence the quality of care received by patients with pancreatic cancer in Australia. Survival could be improved if patients received optimal care.