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Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET)

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), or islet cell tumors, are less common  than pancreatic cancer but tend to have a better outlook (prognosis).

If you have a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about pancreatic NETs, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.