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Overview

  • Pancreas

    Detailed anatomical description of human pancreas, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Introduction

    Learn the basics of pancreatic cancer, including the types of cancer in the pancreas.

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Statistics

    Learn statistics about pancreatic cancer.

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Risk Factors

    A risk factor is anything that may increase your chance of having a disease. Learn about risk factors for pancreatic cancer.

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Symptoms

    Learn what symptoms could mean you have pancreatic cancer.

  • Ampullary Cancer

    Ampullary cancer, or ampullary carcinoma, is a life-threatening cancer that forms in a body part called the ampulla of Vater in the duodenum, where the pancreatic and bile ducts release their secretions into the intestines.

  • Carcinoid Tumor

    Carcinoid tumor is a rare type of tumor that grows slowly.

  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

    A pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor is a type of cancer that forms tumors in the pancreas.