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A 34-year-old member asked:

I've developed islet cell carcinoma. what should i be watching out for in the future?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Difficult to say: Islet cell tumors are rare forms of cancer that arise in the endocrine tissues of the pancreas. They can secrete a variety of hormones, including insulin, glucagon, gastrin, and vasoactive intestinal peptide, resulting in a myriad of clinical syndromes. However, the majority are not associated with a hormonal syndrome, and therefore, yours may have been detected incidentally. I need more info.

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