Causes of Pancreatic Cancer


Advanced age

Higher instance in Males 

Chronic pancreatitis - Inflammation of the pancreas


Family history


Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms: 

Pain in the abdomen, the back, or both


Weight loss *often associated with the following: 

-Loss of appetite


-Diarrhea or fatty bowel movements that float in water


Jaundice  (yellowing of the skin)


The symptoms of pancreatic cancer are generally vague and can easily be attributed to other less serious and more common conditions. This lack of specific symptoms explains the high number of people who have a more advanced stage  of disease when pancreatic cancer is discovered.