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How does ultrasound help diagnose pancreatic cancer?

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During an ultrasound test, sound waves reflect off organs in your belly to create images that will help your doctor make a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

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American Cancer Society web site: "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Islet Cell Tumors."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on November 13, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society web site: "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Islet Cell Tumors."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on November 13, 2019

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