There are many approaches available for patients being treated for pancreatic cancer. This section covers some basic concepts and treatments currently available. Stage is the most important factor in determining the most appropriate treatment options. In addition to standard treatment regimens, a number of clinical trials are available testing new agents. There is no single "right answer" in selecting a treatment. Instead, we believe that the best treatment can be identified by carefully integrating well-educated patient's wishes with available treament modalities.