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Pancreas and Liver Cancer: Marvin Leventer

Diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer, Marvin Leventer underwent a Whipple procedure and partial hepatectomy.

After seeing several specialists, Marvin Leventer was diagnosed by Johns Hopkins oncologist Tim Pawlik, M.D. with a neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas that had spread to his liver. He underwent two surgeries: the first to remove the entire diseased right side of his liver and the second to remove all residual disease in his left liver and also perform a Whipple procedure on his pancreas. Leventer made a full recovery and is now running marathons and completing Ironman competitions.

About the Johns Hopkins Liver Tumor Center

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Liver Tumor Center offers patients a multidisciplinary team of experts who see patients with liver, gallbladder, and bile duct cancer and tumors during a one-day comprehensive evaluation.

Patients see all of our specialists and receive a comprehensive assessment that same day. Learn more about the Liver Tumor Center, or call 1-877-LIVER-99 to schedule an appointment.