Medical Dictionary: Cancer of the Islet Cells


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Cancer of the Islet Cells: Another name for Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer.
Cancer of the Islet Cells (condition): Cancer of the insulin-producing pancreas islet cells.

Cancer of the Islet Cells: A rare type of pancreatic cancer begins in the cells that make insulin and other hormones. Cancer that begins in these cells is called islet cell cancer.1

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1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Pancreas: NCI

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