A benign tumor of the pancreas is a tumor that is not malignant (cancerous.) It is a mass on your pancreas and causes discomfort and pain because it is pressing on your internal structures and not allowing healthy cells to grow. A benign tumor is curable and is not life threatening.
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At MedStar Georgetown's Pancreatic Disease Program, we use the latest technology and most advanced procedures to treat your benign pancreatic tumor. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists from different areas of medicine tailors the best approach for each individual patient, choosing the right surgical or medical treatment. Meet our physicians.
As it is difficult to detect pancreatic tumors at an early stage, most tumors are more advanced when they are found and require surgery.