Pancreatic Cancer Causes And Symptoms

Pancreatic Cancer Causes And Symptoms

Pancreatic Cancer develops in the cells of pancreas. This type of cancer has poor prognosis, even when diagnosed in early stage.

Pancreatic cancer grows from 2 kinds of cells exocrine cells and neuroendocrine cells. The pancreatic cancer mostly commonly grows from the exocrine cells.

Symptoms

There may be no signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer in the early stage. The common symptoms may include

Pain in the upper or middle abdomen and back

Jaundice or Yellowing of your skin and the whites of your eyes

Loss of appetite

unexplained weight loss

Fatigue

Depression

New-onset diabetes

Blood clots

The causes of pancreatic cancer include

Smoking

Obesity

Diabetes

Chronic pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas

Inherited conditions or including hereditary pancreatitis

Familial pancreatic cancer syndromes

The pancreatic cancer can be diagnosed by CT scan, MRI, Endoscopic ultrasound, Laparoscopy, Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and Biopsy.

The treatment includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy

The reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer one should stop smoking, maintian a healthy weight and consume a healthy diet.