What is pancreatic cancer?
Find out more about the pancreas and pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic cancer develops when cells in the pancreas grow out of control, forming a lump. You might hear this called a tumour or mass.
There are different types of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is the most common type. Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are less common – they behave differently and are treated differently.
Published September 2020
To be reviewed September 2022