18 Feb 2020

Pancreatic cancer: the case for optimism

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 18 February 2020
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Top Auckland surgeon, John Windsor, says we must move away from a 'surgery first' mindset in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, as new developments in chemotherapy and genomics boost hope for survival.

He says for the first time in his three plus decade career there is a case for real optimism.

He talks to Kathryn Ryan

Pancreatic cancer operative photograph

Pancreatic cancer operative photograph Photo: John Windsor