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The Cyst Imaging Surveillance and Treatment (CIST) Center hosts conferences and symposia that draw a variety of physicians and researchers interested in diagnosis and treatments of pancreatic cysts.

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New radiology and endoscopy techniques are improving the treatment of pancreatic and biliary disorders. Our treatment teams are making special progress in three disorders: pancreatic cancer, bile duct cancer, and pancreatic cysts. Learn more about these disorders, including new methods of evaluating pancreatic cysts

This tumor is an incidentally discovered cyst in a young woman that turned out to be a mucinous cystic neoplasm, seen here in the pathology picture. Learn more


Collaborative research conducted by gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists at Mass General has led to a much greater understanding of pancreatic cystadenomas and what makes some cysts progress to cancer. These advances are opening up new therapies to target this deadly cancer early on, when it is most treatable. Learn about these recent discoveries in understanding pancreatic cysts

Gross pathology of a resected serous cystadenoma demonstrating a microcystic structure. Serous cystadenomas are benign, but may enlarge over time. Learn more

Festschrift: October 29, 2011The CIST team recently honored Andrew L. Warshaw, M.D., with a day of symposia and research talks. See more details in the "Festschrift" program

Pancreas Cyst ConferenceThe Pancreas Cyst Conference at MGH is attended by a multi-disciplinary group of physicians interested in cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. Specialists in surgery, gastroenterology, radiology and pathology provide a critical review of patients with pancreatic cystic neoplasms.

CIST Pancreas Cyst Conference
MGH Cyst Conference (L to R): Drs. Vicente Morales-Oyarvide, Dushyant Sahani, Andrew Warshaw, Mari Mino-Kenudson, Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, Bill Brugge and Martha Pitman.


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