These include blood sugar level and the production of stomach acid. Cancerous tumors can grow quickly and spread to other organs. They may not be treatable.
A pancreatic islet cell tumor is a rare tumor of the pancreas that starts from a type of cell called the islet cell. In the healthy pancreas, cells called islet cells produce hormones that regulate a several bodily functions.Tumors that arise from islet cells of the pancreas can also produce a variety of hormones, which can lead to specific symptoms. Tumors are usually removed with surgery, if possible. 110.5 per 100,000 have been found affected by this disease.