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stage III pancreatic cancer  listen  (... PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)

  Cancer has spread to the major blood vessels near the pancreas, and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.

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Stage III pancreatic cancer; drawing shows cancer in the pancreas, common hepatic artery, and portal vein. Also shown are the celiac axis (trunk), bile duct, pancreatic duct, duodenum, and superior mesenteric artery.