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(Updated Nov. 12, 2012). What is the Pancreas? Johns Hopkins Medicine. Available online at http://pathology.jhu.edu/pc/BasicOverview1.php?area=ba through http://pathology.jhu.edu. Accessed March 2014.

(Updated Feb. 5, 2014). What Are the Key Statistics About Pancreatic Cancer? American Cancer Society. Available online at http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-key-statistics through http://www.cancer.org. Accessed March 2014.

Dragovich, Tomislav, et. al. (Updated Feb. 3, 2014). Pancreatic Cancer. Medscape. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/280605-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed March 2014.

(Updated Feb. 5, 2014). What's New in Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment? American Cancer Society. Available online at http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-new-research through http://www.cancer.org. Accessed March 2014.

Al-Kaade, Samer, et. al. (Updated Jan. 29, 2013). Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency. Medscape. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2121028-overview#aw2aab6b2b4 through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed March 2014.

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Gregory C. Sephel. Lab Tests Online adjunct board member.

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(Modified 2010 June 9). What is the Pancreas. John Hopkins Medicine, The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center [On-line information]. Available online at http://pathology.jhu.edu/pancreas/BasicOverview1.php?area=ba through http://pathology.jhu.edu. Accessed January 2011.

Erickson, R et al (Updated 2010 December 7). Pancreatic Cancer. eMedicine [On-line information]. Available online at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/280605-overview through http://emedicine.medscape.com. Accessed January 2011.

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