Pancreatic Diseases

Pancreatic diseases are problems or conditions of the pancreas and its proper functioning. The pancreas is a large gland located behind the stomach that helps the body to absorb foods. Problems with the pancreas can lead to many health conditions such as pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), pancreatic cancer, cystic fibrosis, or diabetes.

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A world-class teaching hospital shouldn't make you feel small. At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do. This means we're committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

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