Neuroendocrine tumor

The pancreas is a gland behind your stomach and in front of your spine. It produces the juices that help break down food and the hormones that help control blood sugar levels. Pancreatic cancer usually begins in the cells that produce the juices. Some risk factors for developing pancreatic cancer include Smoking Long-term diabetes Chronic pancreatitis Certain hereditary disorders Pancreatic cancer is hard to catch early. It doesn't cause symptoms right away. When you do get symptoms, they are often vague or you may not notice them. They include yellowing of the skin and eyes, pain in the abdomen and back, weight loss and fatigue. Also, because the pancreas is hidden behind other organs, health care providers cannot see or feel the tumors during routine exams. Doctors use a physical exam, blood tests, imaging tests, and a biopsy to diagnose it.Because it is often found late and it spreads quickly, pancreatic cancer can be hard to treat. Possible treatments include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells.NIH: National Cancer Institute

Disease Alternative Name

pancreatic cancer
islet cell carcinoma
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28yr old male ptnt with this CT(chest) & biopsy Report shows feature of neuroendocrine tumor ,now dr advised for immunoh...See More

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Neuroendocrine tumor bronchoscopic biopsy with HP mostly cancerous small& large size neuroendocrine tumor chemo after report with partial or full lobectomy with adjacent healthy tissue with removal of drainage node pet scan


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Retroperitoneal Composite Paraganglioma Complicating Pregnancy, Composed of Paraganglioma & Ganglioneuroblastoma.


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