Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is 1-2% of all cancer cases and is most often (60%) in the region of its head. It is also possible destruction of the pancreas cancer, germinating from neighboring organs (mainly from the stomach). Benign tumors (lipoma, fibroma, fibroadenoma, hemangioma, and others), as well as other types of malignant neoplasms (sarcoma, endothelioma etc) are extremely rare. Pancreatic cancer occurs in both sexes, mostly aged over 50 years and more sick men. The disease affects and younger age (Becker, 1957).
To predisposing factors of the disease are chronic pancreatitis, diseases of the biliary tract, chronic alcoholism, defective protein diet.