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Pancreatic Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.274.761
C04.588.322.475
C06.301.761
C06.689.667
C19.344.421
Unique ID
D010190
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010190
Annotation
coord IM with histol type of neopl (IM); available are ALPHA-CELL TUMOR see GLUCAGONOMA; BETA-CELL TUMOR see INSULINOMA; and pancreatic delta-cell tumor see SOMATOSTATINOMA
Scope Note
Tumors or cancer of the PANCREAS. Depending on the types of ISLET CELLS present in the tumors, various hormones can be secreted: GLUCAGON from PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS; INSULIN from PANCREATIC BETA CELLS; and SOMATOSTATIN from the SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS. Most are malignant except the insulin-producing tumors (INSULINOMA).
Entry Version
PANCREATIC NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Cancer of Pancreas
Cancer of the Pancreas
Neoplasms, Pancreatic
Pancreas Cancer
Pancreas Neoplasms
Pancreatic Cancer
NLM Classification #
WI 810
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Pancreatic Neoplasms Preferred
Cancer of Pancreas Narrower
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