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Pancreatic cancer is a malignant tumor of the pancreas. Pancreatic cancer has been called a "silent" disease because early pancreatic cancer usually does not cause symptoms.

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Terms related to Pancreatic Cancer:

  • Cancer Of The Pancreas
  • Pancreas Cancer