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pancreas

[pan-kree-us] an organ that lies behind the stomach and contains 2 different types of gland cells. One type makes enzymes that are released into the intestines to help digest food. The other type makes hormones including insulin and glucagon, which help regulate blood sugar. See also enzyme, endocrine glands, glandular cells.

Pancreatic Cancer | Learn About Cancer | American Cancer ...

... Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreatic cancer starts in the pancreas. Most pancreatic
cancers are exocrine tumors. Pancreatic neuroendocrine ...

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Detailed Guide

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Pancreatic Cancer | Learn About Cancer | American Cancer ...

... Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreatic cancer starts in the pancreas. Most pancreatic
cancers are exocrine tumors. Pancreatic neuroendocrine ...

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Cáncer de páncreas

Cáncer de páncreas ¿Qué es el cáncer? ... Estos tumores pocas veces ponen
en riesgo la vida de una persona. ¿Qué es el cáncer de páncreas? ...

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What is pancreatic cancer? | American Cancer Society

... The normal pancreas. The pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach. ...
Benign and precancerous growths in the pancreas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-what-is-pancreatic-cancer

Surgery for pancreatic cancer | American Cancer Society

... Fewer than 1 in 5 pancreatic cancers appear to be confined to the pancreas
at the time of diagnosis. ... It removes the entire pancreas and the spleen. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-treating-surgery

How is pancreatic cancer staged? | American Cancer Society

... The main system used stage cancers of the pancreas is the American
Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) TNM system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-staging

What is pancreatic cancer? | American Cancer Society

... What is pancreatic cancer? To understand pancreatic cancer, it helps to know
about the pancreas and what it does. The normal pancreas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/overviewguide/pancreatic-cancer-overview-what-is-pancreatic-cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

... The normal pancreas The pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach. ...
Benign and precancerous growths in the pancreas ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003131-pdf.pdf

How is pancreatic cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer ...

... CT scans are often used to diagnose pancreatic cancer because they
can show the pancreas fairly clearly. They can also ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-diagnosis