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worried about pancreatic cancer

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pancreatic cancer: As soon as the diagnosis is made! Once diagnosis is made appropriate treatment will be done over time and hopefully all will be OK. Once OK, regular c ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
No evidence: That pancreatic cancer is hereditary. But it is a difficult one to find early, and if you develop it a difficult one to treat. There is no recommend ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Highly unlikely: You are correct that floating stool can be a sign of pancreatic cancer but I would estimate that at least 99% of those with floating stool do not have ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Occ. floating WNI: Increased gas in the stool allows it to float. Floating stools may also happen if you have a gastrointestinal infection.The two most common causes of ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Pancreatic cancer: Go to a good gastroenterologist and let him lead the workup. There are other things that can be done. Check the 'web for the latest info.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
CT scan: The normal CT scan with contrast is reassuring that you do not have pancreatic cancer.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Typically, untreated pancreatic cancer is rapidly progressive.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Diagnosing cancer: No one test is 100% perfect but a normal looking CT scan of the pancreas can be reassuring . Very very early stages of any cancer sometimes can be not ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably: Doesn't sound like pancreas cancer. Can't tell here what it is.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Wait to worry: Pancreatic Cancer typically affects people over the age of 50 years, so it is unlikely to be a cause of your symptoms at your age.. Your symptoms may ... Read More
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