Pancreatic cancer: The sign when eating – 'symptoms will often go undetected'

You should speak to your GP if you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes and have any other symptoms, as pancreatic cancer can stop the pancreas producing enough insulin, which can cause diabetes.

Sadly around one in two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives, according to the most accurate forecast to date from Cancer Research UK.

The organisation suggests that if you are over 60, have lost weight and have tummy or back pain, your GP should refer you for an urgent CT scan or ultrasound scan within two weeks.

Some lifestyle factors and certain medical conditions can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, so you may consider cutting them out.


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