NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,091 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- total pancreatectomy
- listen (TOH-tul PAN-kree-uh-TEK-toh-mee)
- Surgery to remove the entire pancreas. Part of the stomach, part of the small intestine, the common bile duct, gallbladder, spleen, and nearby lymph nodes are also removed.