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What is stage I pancreatic cancer?

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Stage 1 pancreatic cancer is limited to the pancreas but has grown to less than 2 centimeters across (stage IA) or greater than 2 centimeters (stage IB).

From: Pancreatic Cancer Treatments by Stage WebMD Medical Reference

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

National Cancer Institute: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gunturu, KS. , March 2013. Med Oncol

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 28, 2018

SOURCES:

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

National Cancer Institute: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gunturu, KS. , March 2013. Med Oncol

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 28, 2018

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