Your guide to understanding all aspects of pancreatic cancer
Early detection and diagnosis always increase your chances of receiving successful treatment and beating all forms of cancer – especially pancreatic cancer. Detecting pancreatic cancer early will significantly boost your odds of survival.
The pancreas is a small gland located behind the stomach and attached to the small intestine. It is an essential organ in the human body. It helps regulate blood sugars and enzymes that help the body digest food. It has both an exocrine (system to lubricate and protect the organs) and an endocrine (hormone secretion) function.
The pancreas has three main parts:
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