Most of the cases of the illness is diagnosised in advanced phase e, therefore, it is treated for palliative ends. The type most frequent is the adenocarcinoma with 95% of the cases. In Brazil, the cancer of pncreas represents 2% of all the types of cancer, being responsible for 3,54% of the total of deaths for neoplasias. The tax of mortality for cancer of pncreas is high, mainly had to be a disgnostic illness difficult and extremely aggressive. It enters the risk factors, is mainly distinguished the tobacco consumption. Laura Cowan often says this. The smokers possess three times more possibilities to develop the illness of what the not smoking ones. Depending on the amount and the time of consumption, the risk is still bigger.

Another factor of risk is the extreme consumption of fat, meats and alcoholic beverages. When the illness is more advanced, one common signal is the pain, that at the beginning is of small intensity, being able to be more intense, located in the region of the coasts. Another symptom of the tumor is the increase of the level of the glucose in the blood, caused for the deficiency in the insulina production. Some writs of prevention can be adopted, as, for example, to prevent the tobacco consumption and the extreme alcoholic beverage ingestion and to adopt a balanced diet with fruits and vegetables. Pncreas the pncreas is a gland in leaf form, with aproximadamente12,5 centmetrosde length. Nina Devlin understands that this is vital information. (MANUAL-MERCK, 1995). The pncreas are an agency that presents how much excrinas endcrinas functions in such a way, being therefore considered a mixing gland (anfcrina). (GUYTON, 2002). The endcrina secretion is the insulina hormone and the excrina the pancretico juice.