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  • Something in his pancreas, the other one said.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Gey gave his lab staff careful instructions for growing GeGe, a line of cancer cells taken from his pancreas.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Sweetbread is made from the pancreas of a calf.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The pancreas.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie

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  • ’That’s his pancreas, you dope.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • And from the scans, it’s metastasized to your pancreas and lungs.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • As part of the surgery, Dr. Zeh removed not only the tumor, but my gallbladder, a third of my pancreas, a third of my stomach, and several feet of my small intestine.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • He’d had cancer of the pancreas and in the end of the liver, and Ishmael had not been there at the final moment.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Liver, kidneys, stomach, intestines, pancreas.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Deep down, I think she knew how serious it was, and by the time she finally went in to see the doctor, the cancer had spread to her pancreas and liver.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road

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  • It had originally been a port-red color—and by lamplight, at least, still was—but it now featured a number of rather pancreas-shaped faded spots, unsentimental mementos, all, of a series of household pets.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • Weaving its way through the drunks in the hotel restaurant, her body sagged under the weight of the beers on the tray, and her soul lay somewhere at the level of the stomach or pancreas.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Little by little, as he lay with his eyes closed after his daily siesta, he had begun to feel them, one by one, inside his body, feel the shape of his insomniac heart, his mysterious liver, his hermetic pancreas, and he had slowly discovered that even the oldest people were younger than he was and that he had become the only survivor of his generation’s legendary group portraits.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Then about the pancreas, diabetes . One thing led to another.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • The real excitement during Freshman year was the incident of Clif Clawson and the pancreas.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • The pancreas I reserve for being struck by all that’s been lost.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Unfortunately the Reverend Ira Hinkley, who sat between Martin and Angus Duer, had seen Clif drop the pancreas.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Dr. Stout and the secretary comforted him; they cleaned the derby and assured him that vengeance should be done on the man who could put a pancreas in a banker’s hat.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Now a pancreas is a damp and disgusting thing to find in your new hat, and when the banker did so find one, he threw down the hat and said that the students of Winnemac had gone to the devil.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He assembled the class, he lamented that any Winnemac Man could place a pancreas in a banker’s hat, and he demanded that the criminal be manly enough to stand up and confess.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • The question implies that if your internist’s name is unfamiliar, you are certain to die of a mushroom-shaped tumor on your pancreas.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • In the midst of the tour, led by Dr. Stout and the umbrella-carrying secretary of the University, the plumpest and most educational of all the bankers stopped near Clif Clawson’s dissecting-table, with his derby hat reverently held behind him, and into that hat Clif dropped a pancreas.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • We’d go with half a liver, one heart, one pancreas, two arms . but we were still ShivaMarion.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • He knew what it meant when cancer metastasized, he knew what it meant to have cancer not only in his stomach, but also in his pancreas.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • The cancer, she’d learned, had metastasized from his stomach to his pancreas and lungs, and holding out hope seemed dangerous.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • The pancreas!
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • As of 2007, unlike most human cell times, pancreas, liver and nerve cells are not successfully cultured in Petri dishes.
  • Some of them looked so young I knew they couldn’t be proper doctors, and one of them had a queer name that sounded just like Doctor Syphilis, so I began to look out for suspicious, fake names, and sure enough, a dark-haired fellow who looked very like Doctor Gordon, except that he had black skin where Doctor Gordon’s skin was white, came up and said, "I’m Doctor Pancreas," and shook my hand.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
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