Pancreatic cancer

Types of treatment

Treatments for pancreatic cancer can include:

  • surgery
  • radiation therapy (radiotherapy)
  • chemotherapy
  • palliative care.

Most people have one or more of these. 

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNETs) may have additional treatments:

  • some PNETs can be treated with targeted therapy
  • certain PNET symptoms may be managed with hormonal therapies.