pancreas cancer

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Monday, June 25, 2007

Pancreatic cancer seldom detected in its early stages

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most serious of cancers and it can spreads rapidly and is seldom detected in its early stages. The signs and symptoms may not appear until the disease is quite advanced and has already spread to other parts of our body where surgical removal is no longer possible. This lead to major cause of death cancer.

When sign and symptoms of pancrease do appear, they may include Upper abdominal pain that may radiate to your middle or upper back and its is a common symptom of advanced pancreatic cancer.Loss of appetite and unintentional weight loss. Yellowing of your skin and the whites of your eyes (jaundice), Itching, Nausea and vomiting and Digestive problems.

People that are high risk to pancreatic cancer are heavy smokers as it known to be the greatest risk of develop pancreatic cancer than nonsmokers are, men are at higher risk then women, People who are overweight, diabetes patients, and people who seldon take fruits and vegetable and consume a diet high in animal fats. Survey also found black people are more likely to develop pancreas cancer.