Ochsner is home to the only nationally ranked gastroenterology and GI surgery program in the area. Our team exists to help our patients not only survive but thrive.
Historically, cancer of the pancreas has been a challenging disease, but here at Ochsner there are reasons to be optimistic. Today, modern surgical techniques can safely remove early tumors, and there have been promising improvements in systemic therapies. In addition, a renewed emphasis on funding research nationwide is fostering progress.