Pancreatic carcinoma – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

What is pancreatic carcinoma? Pancreatic carcinoma refers to cancerous cells forming in the pancreas. Most often cancer forms in the exocrine pancreas, particularly in the ductal epithelial cells, which case it’s referred to as pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video covers the types of pancreatic carcinoma, risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Script: Kath Quayle, PhD
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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