Most pancreatic cancers are exocrine cancers. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), or islet cell tumors, are less common but tend to have a better outlook (prognosis).
If you have pancreatic cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about pancreatic cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.
About Pancreatic Cancer
Get an overview of pancreatic cancer and the latest key statistics in the US.
Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention
Learn about the risk factors for pancreatic cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.
Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging
Know the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer. Find out how pancreatic cancer is tested for, diagnosed, and staged.
Treating Pancreatic Cancer
If you are facing pancreatic cancer, we can help you learn about the treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you in your cancer journey.
Get information about how to live well after pancreatic cancer treatment and make decisions about next steps.