stage I pancreatic cancer

Pronunciation: (... PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)

Cancer is found in the pancreas only. Stage I is divided into stage IA and stage IB based on tumor size. In stage IA, the tumor is no larger than 2 centimeters and in stage IB, the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage I pancreatic cancer. In stage IA, the tumor is 2 centimeters or smaller. In stage IB, the tumor is larger than 2 centimeters.

Date last modified: 2013-01-23