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pancreatic cancer type 2

It is a malignant neoplasm of the pancreas. Tumors can arise from both the exocrine and endocrine portions of the pancreas, but 95% of them develop from the exocrine portion, including the ductal epithelium, acinar cells, connective tissue, and lymphatic tissue.


TYPE: risk of malignant disease, CANCER

Related patway(s): Fanconi anemia (FA) pathway, homologous recombination (HR)

DNAtraffic protein(s) related to disease: BRCA2 (FANCD1)

OMIM: 613347

Last modification date: July 30, 2011