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Definition of pancreatic cancer: A disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found in the tissues of the pancreas. Also called exocrine cancer.

Estimated new cases and deaths from pancreatic cancer in the United States in 2008:

New cases: 37,680
Deaths: 34,290

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Cancer of the Pancreas to learn about pancreatic cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.
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