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What is Pancreatic Cancer?
Dr. Vinay Samuel Gaikwad
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Pancreatic Cancer is the abnormal growth of the pancreatic cells which hinder the functioning of pancreas.

Pancreatic Cancer is the abnormal growth of pancreatic cells. Pancreas is the organ located in abdomen responsible for secreting digestive juices to aid digestion. It also secretes insulin hormone to balance sugar in the body. Pancreatic cancer results in abnormal growth of cells inside the pancreas which forms tumor inside the pancreas as well as stop the normal functioning of it.


Dr. Vinay Samuel Gaikwad

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Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Vinay Samuel Gaikwad is a reputed and exceptional Gastrointestinal and hepatopancreatobiliary (GI & HPB) cancer surgeon. Dr. Gaikwad specializes in Advanced Minimal Access Surgery and HIPEC. He also has expertise in Pancreatic and Liver Cancer Surgery, Laparoscopic Colorectal and Upper GI Cancer Surgery and Neuroendocrine Tumours, to list a few. He has undergone specialized training in Advanced Minimally Invasive Upper GI Surgery, IRCAD at Taiwan and has also gone through a dedicated Certified 2 year fellowship in GI and HPB Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Over the years he has successfully handled numerous complex cancer surgery cases.
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