Curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD:
The pancreas is made up of three main cellular components: glands, ducts, and hormone-producing cells, some of which are known as neuroendocrine cells. All can develop malignant tumors, with very different characteristics.
To learn more about pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, which begin in neuroendocrine cells in the pancreas, check out this comprehensive, authoritative, detailed, up-to-date, unbiased overview from Medscape. (Free registration may be required to view the content.)