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What are the chances of pancreatic cancer reoccuring after eight years? What would be the most likely earliest symptoms?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe something else

The majority of pancreatic cancers recur within the first 2-4 years, but some recur as long as 10-15 years out.
Main symptoms may be unexplained weight loss, jaundice, abdominal or back pain. There can be other causes for many of these things, so go back to your oncologist for a check up.

In brief: Maybe something else

The majority of pancreatic cancers recur within the first 2-4 years, but some recur as long as 10-15 years out.
Main symptoms may be unexplained weight loss, jaundice, abdominal or back pain. There can be other causes for many of these things, so go back to your oncologist for a check up.
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
the usual pancreatic cancers recur early as noted above. However, certain slow-growing less aggressive pancreatic cancers (endocrine tumors) can recur after longer periods. A thorough oncology evaluation is the first step f
Dr. Alain Ades
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pancreatic cancer

I have never seen a case recur after 8 years, although everything is possible.
Visit your gastroenterologist.

In brief: Pancreatic cancer

I have never seen a case recur after 8 years, although everything is possible.
Visit your gastroenterologist.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pancreatic

Cancer can always reoccurr. symptoms abdominal pain by belly bottom, weight loss, decrease appetite.
Difficult to diagnose. National cancer center network has guidelines for pancreatic cancer. Please see your doctor within the next week.

In brief: Pancreatic

Cancer can always reoccurr. symptoms abdominal pain by belly bottom, weight loss, decrease appetite.
Difficult to diagnose. National cancer center network has guidelines for pancreatic cancer. Please see your doctor within the next week.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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