NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Pancreatic Cancer - page 13

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Pancreatic Cancer, Version 1.2014
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About pancreatic cancer
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Websites
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
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• The pancreas helps digest food.
• Pancreatic cancer often starts in the cells that
line the ducts.
• Cancer cells form a tumor since they don’t die
as they should.
• Cancer cells can spread to other body parts
through lymph or blood.
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