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How is pancreatic cancer staged?

Staging a cancer refers to a way doctors describe the extent of the cancer in the body. The stage of pancreatic cancer depends on the size of the tumor and how far it has spread. Doctors usually stage the cancer during the process of diagnosis. Stage 0 pancreatic cancer is the earliest stage, while stage 4 is the most advanced.

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