Types of Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths. Most pancreatic cancer starts in the exocrine cells within the pancreas.
The symptoms of this cancer include:
- Jaundice, the yellowing of the skin and white part of the eyes;
- Pain in the abdomen;
- Nausea and/or vomiting;
- Lack of appetite;
- Unexplained weight loss;
- An enlarged gallbladder.
While anyone can get pancreatic cancer, you are more at risk if you smoke and if you are significantly overweight. For more information on pancreatic cancer, call 618-288-9044.