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Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms & Risk Factors

Pancreatic cancer often doesn’t cause any signs or symptoms in the early stages. This can make it hard to diagnose early. As the cancer grows, it may start to cause symptoms. The symptoms and how severe they are can vary for each person.

Knowing your risk factors and talking about them with your doctor may help you make more informed lifestyle and health care choices.


These symptoms don’t necessarily mean that you have pancreatic cancer, but you should get them checked out.

If you have new or persistent symptoms of pancreatic cancer that are out of the ordinary for you, it’s really important that you contact your GP to get checked out.

Risk Factors

The cause of the majority of pancreatic cancer cases is unknown, but research studies have identified the following risk factors that may increase the likelihood that someone will develop pancreatic cancer.