What is a somatostatinoma?

According to the wellness website Healthline, a somatostatinoma is a rare type of neuroendocrine tumor that grows in the pancreas and sometimes the small bowel. A neuroendocrine tumor is one that is made up of hormone-producing cells. These hormone-producing cells are called islet cells. The pancreas is a long flattened gland located deep in the belly (abdomen). The pancreas is a … Read More