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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer is a growth of abnormal cells within the pancreas. Currently, pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common gastrointestinal cancer in the United States. The pancreas is a 6-10 inch organ found lying horizontally below the stomach that has both endocrine and exocrine functions. It not only secretes digestive j (More)

Understanding Pancreatic Cancer

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Images of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreas Basics
  • Risk Factors, Signs, and Symptoms
  • Stages of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Four Things You Can Do To Prevent Cancer
  • Weight, Obesity & Cancer: A Serious Risk
  • Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer Genes
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
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  • Commonly Asked Questions


  • Atypical Cells in the Pancreas
  • How Is Cancer of the Pancreas Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)
  • How Is Cancer of the Pancreas Staged? (American Cancer Society)
  • Pancreatic Cancer and Age
  • What Causes Pancreatic Cancer?
  • What Is Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer?
  • What Medication Can Help Control Bloating?
  • Where Does Pancreatic Cancer Begin?
  • Will Chemo Treat Stage 4 Pancreatic CA?

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    Last Updated: May 13, 2016