Pancreatic Cancer

A disease in which malignant cells are found in the tissues of the pancreas. Also called exocrine cancer.

Symptoms:

  • Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)
  • Light-colored stools
  • Dark urine
  • Pain in the upper or middle abdomen and back
  • Weight loss for no known reason
  • Loss of appetite
  • Feeling very tired

Treatment:

Different treatments are available for patients with pancreatic cancer, including clinical trials of new treatments for patients with cancer.

For More Information: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/pancreatic