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What is the most common type of pancreatic cancer?

The most common type of pancreatic cancer, accounting for 95 percent of diagnosed cases, is adenocarcinoma. This is a type of cancer in which the tumor forms in the part of the pancreas that makes substances involved in digestion. These tumors may also be called exocrine pancreatic tumors.

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