Abnormal cancerous growth in the pancreas causes pancreatic cancer. The cancerous growth usually starts in the exocrine cells of the pancreas.
Types of Pancreatic Cancer
Depending on its origin, pancreatic cancer is of the following types:
- Adenocarcinoma: This is the most common type of pancreatic cancer which starts in the exocrine cells of the pancreas
- Neuroendocrine Tumours: This rare cancer starts in the islet cells of the pancreas.