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What are islet cell tumors?

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Islet cell tumors, also called neuroendocrine tumors, arise from cells in your pancreas that make hormones. They account for only 1.5% of all pancreas tumors.

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

National Cancer Institute web site: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gullo L. , 2002; vol 22: pp 210-213. Pancreas

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on January 22, 2020

SOURCES:

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

National Cancer Institute web site: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gullo L. , 2002; vol 22: pp 210-213. Pancreas

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on January 22, 2020

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