Pancreatic Cancer: Medical Illustrations

Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 11/2014

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Pancreatic Cancer Anatomy

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The pancreas is made up of the head, body, and tail. Pancreatic cancer most commonly begins in the head of the pancreas.

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