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Glossary: islet cell tumor, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

islet cell tumor

(I-let sel TOO-mer)

A mass of abnormal cells that forms in the endocrine (hormone-producing) tissues of the pancreas. Islet cell tumors may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).

2007-10-05

2009-03-20

Islet Cell Tumors (Endocrine Pancreas)