What is the recurrence rate of pancreatic cancer following whipple and radiation?

Question by Glenna: What is the recurrence rate of pancreatic cancer following whipple and radiation?
If one has a clean CT scan following these procedures how likely is a recurrence
Is this true if there have been two completely negative CT scans?

Best answer:

Answer by Denisedds
Very likely. Overall, less than 3% survive 5 years.
The only long term survivors I have seen had their cancer found incidentally.

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