Minimally Invasive Surgery May Be Good Option for People With Pancreatic Cancer

FRIDAY, May 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive surgery works just as well as full-scale open surgery in removing early-stage pancreatic cancers, allowing patients a faster recovery with less infection risk, a new clinical trial has found.

The ability to remove all the cancer and the rate of cancer recurrence was essentially the same between the two groups, said lead researcher Dr. Mohammad Abu Hilal, surgical director at the Instituto Ospedaliero Fondazione Poliambulanza in Brescia, Italy.

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