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Pancreatic diseases

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Pancreatic cancer - Lab Tests Online AU

For an explanation of the pancreas and the words exocrine and endocrine, please see the description under "What is the pancreas?" in Pancreatic diseases.

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Lipase - Lab Tests Online AU

If you have symptoms of a pancreatic disease, such as severe tummy pain, fever, loss of appetite or nausea

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Pancreatic cancer - myDr.com.au

There are many types of pancreatic cancer. Each requires different treatment and has a different outlook for survival. The most common type of pancreatic cancer is pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

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Pancreatic cancer fact sheet

Pancreatic cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the pancreas grow in an uncontrolled way

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Pancreatic Cancer Treatment - Targeting Cancer

Learn more about pancreatic cancer and the different treatments available.

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Pancreatic insufficiency - Lab Tests Online AU

Pancreatic insufficiency is the inability of the pancreas to produce and/or transport enough digestive enzymes to break down food in the intestine and allow its absorption. It typically occurs as a result of chronic pancreatic damage - damage that may be caused by a variety of conditions. It is most frequently associated with cystic fibrosis in children and with chronic pancreatitis in adults; it is less frequently but sometimes associated with pancreatic cancer.

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Pancreatic Cancer - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Pancreatic cancer is an uncommon condition that usually affects older people. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Pancreatic cancer fact sheet | Cancer Australia

An overview of pancreatic cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

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Pancreatic cancer - Cancer Pathways

Qualified cancer nurses can answer your questions about the effects of cancer, explain what will happen during treatment or link you to support groups and other community resources.

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Pancreatic cancer | Better Health Channel

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