The pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach, toward the right side of the abdomen. Pancreatic cancer can be one of two types: exocrine pancreatic cancer or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Exocrine pancreatic cancer is by far the most common, accounting for about 95 percent of all pancreatic cancers.
Risk Factors & Symptoms
Risk factors for pancreatic cancer include:
- Family history