#AskDoctorTom Episode 16: Ampullary Cancer

The keys with doing as much as you can to prevent gallbladder cancer are living an overall healthy life and staying up-to-date with your health status through regular doctor’s appointments.

My doctor is recommending I get the Whipple procedure. Is it an effective treatment for my ampullary cancer? And, what is it?

Cancer in my Ampulla of Vater? Sounds like something from Star Wars, not my body. Is that a real thing?