Pancreatic cancer arises in the cells of pancreas, a glandular organ behind the stomach, begin to multiply out of control and form a mass. These cancerous cells have the ability to invade other parts of the body.
Treatment for Pancreatic cancer may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy
symptoms of pancreatic cancer may include: Pain in the upper abdomen that radiates to your back, Depression, Blood clots, Loss of appetite, Fatigue, jaundice
Factors that may increase your risk of pancreatic cancer are Chronic inflammation of the pancreas, Diabetes, including a BRCA2 gene mutation, Lynch syndrome and familial atypical mole-malignant melanoma (FAMMM) syndrome. Family history of genetic syndromes that can increase cancer risk, Family history of pancreatic cancer, Obesity, Smoking