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Medical Reference Related to Pancreatic Cancer

  1. About This PDQ Summary

    Purpose of This SummaryThis PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (islet cell tumors). It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer patients. It does not provide formal guidelines or recommendations for making health care decisions.Reviewers and UpdatesThis summary is reviewed regularly and updated as necessary by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Board members review recently published articles each month to determine whether an article should:be discussed at a meeting,be cited with text, orreplace or update an existing article that is already cited.Changes to the summaries are

  2. Changes to This Summary (06 / 29 / 2012)

    The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.Editorial changes were made to this summary.This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

  3. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)

    Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, or NETs, may or may not be cancer. Treatment for these rare tumors depends on what kind they are and how far they have spread.

  4. Pancreatic Cancer Diet and Prevention

    WebMD looks at ways you can improve your health and decrease your risk of getting pancreatic cancer. Learn about lifestyle changes and more.

  5. Pancreatic Cancer Treatments by Stage

    WebMD looks into both routinely used and emerging treatments for pancreatic cancer.

  6. Understanding Pancreatic Cancer -- Symptoms

    A look at the symptoms of pancreatic cancer from the experts at WebMD.

  7. Understanding Pancreatic Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

  8. Understanding Pancreatic Cancer -- the Basics

    Get the basic facts about pancreatic cancer.

  9. Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis and Early Detection

    WebMD explains how pancreatic cancer is diagnosed and if there is a way to detect it early.

  10. Pancreatic Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

    Are you at risk for pancreatic cancer? Learn more from the experts at WebMD.

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