oncolex logo
Utskriftsdato 24.9.2020

Metastatic patterns of pancreatic cancer

Adenocarcinoma in the pancreas is an agressive cancer and metastasize early. Spreading occurs both hematogenously and lymphatically. Both local and regional lymph nodes can be infiltrated.  

At the time of diagnosis, there is often metastasis to the liver. Lung and skeletal metastasis are rare.