Located just behind the stomach, measuring about 6 inches long and less than 2 inches wide, is an organ called the pancreas. Shaped like a fish with a wide head, a tapering body and a small, pointed tail, the pancreas contains 2 different types of glands - exocrine and endocrine - which are a vital part of the digestive system and a critical controller of blood sugar levels.
Tumors of the pancreas are malignant neoplasms arising in the pancreas. Because of its 'hidden' location, these…Continue
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