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Pancreatic Cancer

Definition of pancreatic cancer: A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the tissues of the pancreas. Also called exocrine cancer. 

See the booklet What You Need To Know About™ Cancer of the Pancreas to learn about pancreatic cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.

Prevention, Genetics, Causes

Information related to prevention, genetics, and risk factors

Screening and Testing

Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures

Coping

Information about managing the physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment

Statistics

Information related to cancer incidence, mortality, and survival