Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Arsen Osipov, MD

Clinical Oncology Fellow, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Richard Tuli, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Clinical Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Andrew E. Hendifar, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine; Co-Director, Pancreas Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Question 6

A 74-year-old woman presents with dyspepsia. Laboratory evaluation reveals new-onset hyperglycemia.

What is the next best step in the management of this patient?

  •   Recommend diet and exercise
  •   Measure hemoglobin AIC
  •   Prescribe metformin
  •   Order computed tomography anterior/posterior

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