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The pancreas is made up of the head, body, and tail. Pancreatic cancer most commonly develops in the head of the pancreas.
The next section in this guide is Risk Factors. It explains what factors may increase the chance of developing an islet cell tumor. You may use the menu to choose a different section to read in this guide.