Pancreatic cancer develops when cells in the pancreas begin to grow uncontrollably. There are two types of pancreatic cancer tumors, exocrine and endocrine. Exocrine tumors are more common, while endocrine tumors are rare and make up less than 5 percent of all pancreatic cancer.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, or if you've been told you're at high risk for developing the disease, talk to us. It's important to learn about your options and take action right away.
City of Hope has one of the most experienced pancreatic cancer programs in the United States. We are designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, and for more than a decade, U.S. News & World Report has named City of Hope one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Additionally, numerous City of Hope physicians are named "Top Doctors for Cancer" by Newsweek.
Our world-class team of specialists can answer your questions, address your concerns, and deliver a personalized treatment plan with the most innovative, leading-edge therapies available anywhere.