Pancreatic Cancer Stage 3
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|Title:||Pancreatic Cancer Stage 3|
|Description:||Stage III pancreatic cancer; drawing shows cancer in the pancreas, common hepatic artery, and portal vein. Also shown are the celiac axis (trunk), bile duct, pancreatic duct, duodenum, and superior mesenteric artery.
Cancer has spread to the major blood vessels near the pancreas. These include the superior mesenteric artery, celiac axis, common hepatic artery, and portal vein. Cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||January 4, 2013|
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