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How can my medical team help me cope with pancreatic cancer?

John A. Chabot
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
The medical team is also a significant part of a patient's support network. It is important for a patient to trust and be able to confide in members of his medical team. A patient should always feel comfortable discussing any aspect of his cancer with his medical team and to look for guidance on how to cope with new or chronic aspects of the disease.

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