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Pancreatic Cancer Information

11/18/2003

Question:

What is pancreatic cancer?

Answer:

The pancreas is an abdominal organ that produces insulin and enzymes that are needed for the digestion of food. Cancer of the pancreas is a malignancy of that organ. It is typically an aggressive cancer and I suggest you discuss your concerns with your physician.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University