Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
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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 1 of 5

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?

Measure hemoglobin A1C

Order computed tomography anterior/posterior

Prescribe metformin

Recommend diet and exercise

Hospital Physician: Hematology/Oncology. 2017 May;12(3)

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