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Why would a patient with pancreatic cancer show increased levels of plasma glucose concentrations?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Sometimes: Yes, because pancreas contain cells that produce insulin. If the cancer is advanced enough, these cells too get affected. But these are general statements that the possibility exists. Ask your doctor for specific recommendations.
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