ampullary cancer

Definition / meaning of ampullary cancer

Cancer that forms in the ampulla of Vater (an enlargement of the ducts from the liver and pancreas where they join and enter the small intestine). Symptoms include jaundice, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss. Also called ampulla of Vater cancer.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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