Pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm originating from transformed cells arising in tissues forming the pancreas. The most common type of pancreatic cancer accounting for 95% of these tumors is adenocarcinoma (tumors exhibiting glandular architecture on light microscopy) arising within the exocrine component of the pancreas. A minority arise from islet cells and are classified as neuroendocrine tumors.
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Medical Oncologist
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