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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer affects the pancreas, an organ of the digestive system. Resources provided include symptoms, causes and prevention, and treatment of the disease. Pancreatic cancer affects 27,000 people each year.

Pancreatic Cancer
Learn more about pancretic cancer, including the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic Cancer Causes
Learn what causes pancreatic cancer.

Is Pancreatic Cancer Hereditary?
FAQ about whether pancreatic cancer is hereditary.

Without Hope We Have Nothing
Guest Author Alison Doyle's (About.com's Job Searching Guide) father fought a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month - November 2005
November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Take a look out what pancreatic cancer is, what causes it and how you can raise awareness about pancreatic cancer.

CA 19-9 Tumor Marker for Pancreatic Cancer- What You Need To Know About CA 19-9
The Ca 19-9 tumor marker test is used mainly for pancreatric cancer monitoring. This profile describes what CA 19-9 is, how it detects pancreatic cancer and what could cause the CA 19-9 levels to elevate in the blood.

Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Prevented?
FAQ looks into preventing pancreating pancreatic cancer. Can pancreatic cancer be prevented?

Pancreatic Cancer - Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer
Explore the risk factors of pancreatic cancer in this risk factor profile. There are quite a few risk factors for pancreatic cancer. Learning them and avoiding them is the first step in pancreatic cancer prevention.

Pancreatic Cancer - What is Pancreatic Cancer?
Explore what pancreatic cancer is and how it affects the pancreas in this simple article. Pancreatic cancer affects 32,000 Americans each year.

Pancreas: What are the pancreas and what do they do?
A look into the function of the pancreas. What exactly are the pancreas and what do they do?

Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms
Initially, the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer may be non-existant or be mistaken for another, more common disease. Discover what to look for when it comes to pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
In this interview with leading pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer expert, Dr. Edward Wolin, learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

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