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There are currently 16 Terms in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Tarceva (erlotinib hydrochloride)
One of the approved chemotherapy drugs for pancreatic cancer, it is a receptor kinase inhibitor and prevents cancer cells from multiplying.
Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT)
Treatment with radiation that uses beams matched to the shape of the tumor.
Procedure, now seldom used, to remove the entire pancreas and spleen in patients with pancreatic cancer.
A hand-held tool that bounces sound waves off tissue to make pictures of the inside of the body.
An abnormal mass of tissue. Tumors are a classic sign of inflammation, and can be benign or malignant (cancerous).
Substances, usually proteins, produced by a cancer or by the body’s response to the presence of cancer that can be detected in the blood.