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Pancreatic Cancer

Reza Alavi, M.D., Frederick L Brancati, M.D.
Pancreatic Cancer is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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DEFINITION

  • Exocrine pancreatic cancers are adenocarcinomas of pancreatic ductal and acinar cells and their stem cells.
  • Endocrine (islet-cell) pancreatic cancers are classified by the hormones that they secrete: insulin, gastrin, glucagon, somatostatin, or VIP

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Last updated: April 30, 2015

Citation

Alavi, Reza, and Frederick L Brancati. "Pancreatic Cancer." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2015. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547112/all/Pancreatic_Cancer.
Alavi R, Brancati FL. Pancreatic Cancer. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2015. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547112/all/Pancreatic_Cancer. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Alavi, R., & Brancati, F. L. (2015). Pancreatic Cancer. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547112/all/Pancreatic_Cancer
Alavi R, Brancati FL. Pancreatic Cancer [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2015. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547112/all/Pancreatic_Cancer.
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