carcinoma of the pancreas

car·ci·no·ma of the pancreas

(kahr'si-nō'mă pan'kre-as)
A malignant neoplasm arising from glandular epithelial cells of the pancreas; most are ductal adenocarcinomas.
Synonym(s): pancreatic cancer.
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The second is an oncological surgeon treating patients with carcinoma of the pancreas.
Pancreatoblastoma is a rare pediatric carcinoma of the pancreas in which the majority arises in the head of the pancreas.
In summary, this case report shows that the typical findings for carcinoma of the pancreas and periampullary area such as painless obstructive jaundice, a pai nful enlarged gall bladder, and abdominal pain with radiation to the back may not be present.
However, this PSA reactivity has also been described in acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas [8].
The Phase II trial will be to determine the dosing levels and efficacy in patients with refractory metastatic carcinoma of the pancreas.
For example, a medullary carcinoma of the pancreas has been recently reported for a patient with HNPCC due to a mutation of the hMSH2 mismatch repair gene.
Anaplastic carcinoma of the pancreas with rhabdoid features.
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas harbors KRAS2, DPC4 and TP53 molecular alterations similar to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
The approval is for a Phase II, open label, Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetic Study of GBC-590 in patients with refractory or relapsing carcinoma of the pancreas who have failed one prior regimen of chemotherapy.
The rare acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas can be confirmed with stains for pancreatic enzymes such as trypsin, chymotrypsin, lipase, and elastase.
Undifferentiated (anaplastic) carcinoma of the pancreas is a pleomorphic malignant neoplasm.
The time of occurrence of liver metastasis in carcinoma of the pancreas.

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