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How is pancreatic cancer diagnosed?

Pancreatic cancer is ultimately diagnosed by a pathologist who examines a biopsy. Prior to that, diagnostic tests include blood tests, CT, MRI and PET scans, endoscopy, laparoscopy and by a tissue biopsy sent to pathology.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 13 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Colorectal cancer


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