The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center

Diagnostic Tests

Pancreatic cancer often presents clinically with non-specific signs and symptoms such as pain, jaundice (yellowing of the skin) and weight loss. In these situations the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer may not be suspected and even when pancreatic cancer is suspected, the cancer can be difficult to detect and even more difficult to diagnose. A variety of techniques can be used to establish a diagnosis.

These techniques include: