The development of pancreatic cancer can be detected by paying attention to changes in well-being. Doctors named the symptoms of this disease, which appear during its development.
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In the case of pancreatic cancer, as with any cancer, it is important to identify it as soon as possible. The effectiveness of treatment and patient survival will depend on this. Some organs are affected by malignant cells without signaling violations, but the pancreas plays an important role in metabolism, and therefore a person will immediately feel a deterioration in health. First of all, the patient will be faced with steatorrhea – an upset stomach caused by poor digestion of food. A characteristic feature of this symptom is the inability of the organ to assimilate fatty foods. This can make stools more frequent and pale, and waste products will be difficult to wash off.
Among other symptoms, doctors indicate weight loss, which is characteristic of many cancers, and tiredness due to lack of energy. In addition, the skin and eyeballs become yellowish. The urine may also darken. It is not uncommon for people to experience unexplained itching and shivering as their temperature rises.
Health professionals recommend monitoring your well-being. If these symptoms begin to appear and do not go away within two weeks, you need to visit a doctor and get tested.