Carcinoma, islet cell: See: Islet cell cancer.
Information about islet cell carcinoma treatment, clinical trials, and other topics from the National Cancer Institute.
An islet cell tumor may also be called a pancreatic endocrine tumor (PET), pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, islet cell carcinoma, or pancreatic carcinoid.
Islet cell tumors are abnormal cells that form in the tissues of the pancreas. The pancreas is a gland about 6 inches long that is shaped like a thin pear lying on its side.
Islet Cell Tumors (Endocrine Pancreas) (PDQÂ®) General Information About Islet Cell Tumors (Endocrine Pancreas) Stages of Islet Cell Tumors (Endocrine Pancreas)
Islet cell cancer, a rare cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in certain tissues of the pancreas.