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.
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
The causes of pancreatic cancer include
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.