Medical Dictionary: Islet Cell Tumor

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

Islet Cell Tumor: 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

More information on medical condition: Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer:

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

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