ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many people are diagnosed with this type of tumor each year. You will also learn some general information on surviving the disease. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.
Islet cell tumors are uncommon, with about 1,000 people diagnosed each year in the United States. Islet cell tumors account for about 3% to 5% of all pancreatic cancers.
The 5-year survival rate tells you what percent of people live at least 5 years after the cancer is found. Percent means how many out of 100.