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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de páncreas

Pancreatic cancer (PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)
A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the tissues of the pancreas. Also called exocrine cancer.

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