Description

Ampullary (AM-poo-la-ree) cancer is a rare cancer that forms in an area of your digestive system called the ampulla of Vater. The ampulla of Vater is located where your bile duct and pancreatic duct join and empty into your small intestine.Ampullary cancer forms near many other parts of the digestive system, such as the liver, pancreas and small intestine. When ampullary cancer grows, it may affect these other organs.Ampullary cancer treatment often involves extensive surgery to remove the cancer and a large margin of healthy tissue.Ampullary cancer care at Mayo ClinicOverviewDiagnosis & treatmentRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insuranceRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insurance

Causes

ClinicalTrials

Below are current clinical trials.1 studies in Ampullary cancer (open studies only).Below are current clinical trials.Filter this list of studies by location, status and more.Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn.GRAIL is using deep sequencing of circulating cell-free nucleic acids (cfNAs) to develop assays to detect cancer early in blood. The purpose of this study is to collect biological samples from donors with a new diagnosis of cancer (blood and tumor tissue) and from donors who do not have a diagnosis of cancer (blood) in order to characterize the population heterogeneity in cancer and non-cancer subjects and to develop models for distinguishing cancer from non-cancer.OverviewDiagnosis & treatmentRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insuranceRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insurance

Complications

Appointment

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Diagnosis

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.More information about billing and insurance: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota Mayo Clinic Health SystemOverviewDiagnosis & treatmentRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insuranceRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insurance

Experience

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Speciality

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery. Gastroenterology and Hepatology General Surgery Oncology (Medical) Proton Beam Therapy Program Radiation Oncology OverviewDiagnosis & treatmentRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insuranceRequest an appointmentDepartments & specialtiesExpertise & rankingsLocations, travel & lodgingClinical trialsResearchCosts & insurance

Symptoms

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Treatment