Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacy team

Contents

  • Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacy team
  • Learning objectives
  • The role of the pancreas
  • Overview of pancreatic cancer
  • Risk factors
  • Risk factors
  • Risk factors
  • Symptoms of pancreatic cancer
  • Relevance of symptoms to community pharmacy
  • Pharmacy case study
  • Learning Scenario
  • The role of the pharmacy team
  • Post-test questions
  • Action & Evaluation
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Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacy team

Working in community pharmacy, you may think that people suffering from cancer can only be supported by their GP or in a hospital setting. Although diagnosis will be by a doctor, symptoms will often present long before.

This module will help you to understand the key role you can play in spotting symptoms of pancreatic cancer for early diagnosis, which can significantly improve survival rates.

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