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Mini-Whipple Procedure

Mini-Whipple is surgery used to treat cancer of the pancreas. The procedure involves the removal of part of the pancreas and the digestive system, including the gallbladder, nearby lymph nodes, and part of the small intestine. The Mini-Whipple differs from the traditional Whipple procedure in that

Digestive Health Institute (Gastroenterology)

treatment options for patients with disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, digestive tract problems, and related digestive issues. Gastrointestinal Disorders We Treat Our experienced team of digestive health experts treats a wide range of gastric and


The CyberKnife Advantage at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper CyberKnife® treatment is a pain-free, non-invasive alternative to surgery and traditional radiation therapy for cancers of the lung, liver, pancreas, spine, brain and other cancers. CyberKnife treatments are performed on an outpatient

Diabetes, Type 1

involved. The body's immune system attacks and destroys the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. Insulin lets glucose to enter the cells for energy. When glucose can’t enter the cells, it builds up in the blood. This deprives the cells of nutrition. It also results in high blood sugar. People with type

Ruth Birbe, MD

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MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper - CyberKnife® Treats 1000th Patient

targeted, high-dose radiation beams are delivered to tumors throughout the body without sedation or incision while radiation exposure to healthy tissue around a tumor is minimized. Tumors and lesions treated using CyberKnife technology include brain, lung, liver, pancreas, prostate, spine and pelvic tumors

Pancreatic Cancer

When cancer cells grow abnormally in your pancreas, doctors call it pancreatic cancer. Our doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating patients with pancreatic cancer. At MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, our cancer specialists use the most effective diagnostic methods and the


(blood in urine) Protenuria (protein in urine) Glomerular disease Electrolyte disorders Kidney and pancreas transplant management Cystic kidney disease How We Help Kidney Patients Our kidney specialists provide a complete range of consultative, diagnostic and treatment services for our patients. Our goal

Frequently Asked Questions About CyberKnife Treatment

cancer can be treated with CyberKnife? CyberKnife is used for treating cancers of the: Lung Liver Pancreas Brain Spine And other cancers throughout the body What are the benefits of the CyberKnife? CyberKnife treatment can be completed in five or fewer treatments (compared to up to 45 treatments with

Surgical Oncology

pancreas, part of the small intestine, bile duct, and gallbladder for pancreatic cancer Pelvic lymph node dissections, the removal of cancerous lymph nodes in the pelvic area Multidisciplinary approach: Because cancers are often complex, you may need several different treatments. As part of our