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What is metastatic pancreatic cancer?

 

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Metastatic pancreatic cancer is cancer that has spread (metastasized) to a different organ and formed a secondary tumor. Common sites for secondary pancreatic tumors include lymph nodes, liver, abdominal wall and lungs. Because the cancer cells originated in the pancreas, the new tumor(s) are still considered and treated as pancreatic cancer. 

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