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Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) or islet cell tumors are rare pancreatic tumors that account for less than 5% of all pancreatic tumors. They...
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Getting organized after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is important for gaining control of the situation. This is the time to take charge of the...
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All cancers begin with a mutation in the DNA of one cell that causes the cell to grow and divide uncontrollably. Environmental factors cause the...
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Environmental factors cause the genetic mutations in most pancreatic cancer cases. However, in some families, inherited genetic factors do play a...
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Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of pancreatic cancer. It starts in the cells lining the pancreatic ducts. It accounts for approximately 90% of...
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A Whipple procedure is the most commonly performed surgery to remove tumors in the pancreas. The procedure is performed when a tumor is located in...
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Clinical trials are research studies that investigate new treatments. Pancreatic cancer clinical trials are the only way for researchers to determine...
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Treatment of pancreatic cancer depends on the type of pancreatic cancer, the stage of the disease and the patient’s general health.  Patients...
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Pancreatic cancer is sometimes called a “silent” disease because symptoms are rarely present during the early stages of development. If symptoms are...
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Pancreatic tumors are classified as exocrine and neuroendocrine (endocrine) tumors. Exocrine tumors account for more than 95% of all pancreatic...
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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...
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Cancer is a disease caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells that have the ability to invade other tissues and organs. Pancreatic cancer begins...
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The pancreas is an organ shaped like a flat pear that is about six inches long and is located deep in the abdomen, behind the stomach. It is part of...
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Hi So do you take statins for your high cholesterol, as most people are given that drug.On the other side of the coin, you could try a mix of Parsley...
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Throat cancer can be caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV)
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