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Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors

Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: Introduction

Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: Pancreatic acinar cell tumors are a rare type of tumor that develops from acinar cells in the pancreas. Normal acinar cells secrete enzymes and hence acinar cells in the tumor will also usually secrete additional enzymes - mostly lipase. This type of tumor usually occurs in old age. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors is available below.

Symptoms of Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors

Treatments for Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors

  • Treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy (usually if cancer is in later stages) and radiation therapy
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors

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Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with...read more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer...read more »

Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors

Prognosis for Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: The cancer is quite rare so prognosis statistics are still unclear but some reports indicate that patients with stage I or II cancer survive an average of 3 years whereas those with stage III or IV survive an average of 14 months.

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  1. Pancreatic Acinar Cell Tumors: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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