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Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer: Introduction

Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer: A rare type of pancreatic cancer begins in the cells that make insulin and other hormones. Cancer that begins in these ... more about Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer.

Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer: A malignant carcinoma that is located in the islet cells of the pancreas. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

Treatments for Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

  • Medical stabilization of specific symptoms of hormone oversectretion eg hypoglycaemia, diarrhea
  • Somatastatin analogs - for management of symptoms of all pancreatic endocrine tumors apart from somatastatinoma
  • Surgical resection of tumor
  • more treatments...»

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Article Excerpts about Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

A rare type of pancreatic cancer begins in the cells that make insulin and other hormones. Cancer that begins in these cells is called islet cell cancer . (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Pancreas: NCI)

Definitions of Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer:

Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer, or a subtype of Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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