Pancreatic carcinoma – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology What is pancreatic carcinoma? Pancreatic carcinoma refers to cancerous cells forming in the pancreas. Most often cancer forms in the exocrine pancreas, particularly in the ductal epithelial cells, which case it's referred to as pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Subscribe - More videos - Support us on Patreon - This video covers the types of pancreatic carcinoma, risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Script - Subscribe - This video is brought to you by Osmosis. Along with providing open-access videos, Osmosis offers a comprehensive e-learning platform that connects med students with thousands of flashcards and quiz questions, depending on each student's needs. Ever wish information would just diffuse into your brain? Well, Osmosis helps make that possible—don't learn it, osmose it! Support us on Patreon! - We also have free practice questions for the USMLE and NCLEX-RN exams here: Also, we're social: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - @osmosismed Got feedback? We'd love to hear it! This video is licensed under a Creative Commons CC-BY-SA 4.0 international license, which means that you're free to share and adapt it so long as you follow the Attribution and ShareAlike terms and conditions! Our supporters: Ramin Radmanesh Alex Wright Sources: Sarkar, F. H., Banerjee, S., & Li, Y. (2007). Pancreatic Cancer: Pathogenesis, Prevention and Treatment. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 224(3), 326–336. Stathis, A., & Moore, M. J. (2010). Advanced pancreatic carcinoma: current treatment and future challenges. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, 7(3), 163-172. Muniraj, T., & Chari, S. T. (2012). Diabetes and pancreatic cancer. Minerva Gastroenterologica E Dietologica, 58(4), 331–345. Vincent, A., Herman, J., Schulick, R., Hruban, R. H., & Goggins, M. (2011). Pancreatic cancer. The Lancet, 378(9791), 607-620. Credits: Audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS Script: Kath Quayle, PhD Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH Attributions: Water drop low sound effect by Mike Koenig -