A Part of the University of Maryland Medical Center

Connect with UMGCC
Facebook Twitter YouTube Blog iPhone
Email PageEmail page Print PagePrint page

Home >Information for Patients > Dictionary Index

Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Pancreatectomía distal

Distal pancreatectomy (DIS-tul PAN-kree-uh-TEK-toh-mee)
Removal of the body and tail of the pancreas.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.