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Pancreatic Neoplasms

"Pancreatic Neoplasms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pancreatic Neoplasms" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pancreatic Neoplasms" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2048 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 152 publications in 2016
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