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The complications include inflammation of the brain, pancreas, testicles and ovaries, as well as the covering of the brain and spinal column.
And her pancreas and lungs went to diabetes research.
The real question is why anything—genetic or otherwise—would make the body attack its own pancreas, and Roep has spent decades searching for an answer.
In January, the same research team presented promising findings in the journal Science on a blood test — called CancerSEEK — that’s capable of detecting malignancies of the liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colon, lung and breast.
That this combination works in principle was first shown last year, when a group at the Salk Institute in California reported making mice with eyes, pancreases, hearts and other organs composed of rat cells.
High triglyceride levels are also linked to type 2 diabetes, inflammation of the pancreas, and other diseases.
The average wait time for transplant for a kidney is five years, a liver is 11 months, a pancreas is two years.
In the new study, the researchers first used pCLE on cancer patients who were undergoing surgery to remove the pancreas and the bile duct.
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PANCREAS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pancreas for English Language Learners
: a large gland of the body that is near the stomach and that produces insulin and other substances that help the body digest food
PANCREAS Defined for Kids
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