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View in Spanish: Cáncer de páncreas en estadio I

Stage I pancreatic cancer ( PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)
Cancer is found in the pancreas only. Stage I is divided into stage IA and stage IB based on tumor size. In stage IA, the tumor is no larger than 2 centimeters and in stage IB, the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters.



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