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Does pancreatic cancer usually cause many symptoms?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Yup...

Commonly yellow skin; +/- belly pain; weight loss; new onset diabetes and depression.
Pancreas tail makes hormones: insulin, gastrin, glucagon - these cause symptoms. Head/body make digestive juice, and engulf the duct draining the liver into the gut. This is a very nasty cancer.

In brief: Yup...

Commonly yellow skin; +/- belly pain; weight loss; new onset diabetes and depression.
Pancreas tail makes hormones: insulin, gastrin, glucagon - these cause symptoms. Head/body make digestive juice, and engulf the duct draining the liver into the gut. This is a very nasty cancer.
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