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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.