NCI Definition: A metastasizing, slow-growing malignant epithelial neoplasm that arises from the exocrine pancreas. It is characterized by the presence of cysts and is composed of glycogen-rich malignant epithelial cells which produce a watery fluid. Signs and symptoms include upper gastrointestinal bleeding, weight loss, jaundice, and abdominal pain. [1]

Significant Genes in Pancreatic Serous Cystadenocarcinoma

CD274 +

Disease Details

Serous Cystadenocarcinoma of the Pancreas, Serous Cystadenocarcinoma of Pancreas
Serous Cystadenocarcinoma


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2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.