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Pancreatic Cancer treatment

Description
Pancreatic cancer is characterized by a tumor in the pancreas.
Causes
There are several causes for pancreatic cancer, few and major of them are: Smoking, obesity, inheritence, long term inflammation of the pancreas (Pancreatitis), and diabetes.
Prevention
Don't smoke, take a low dose of aspirin, avoid high fat food, increase intake of Vitamin D.
Common Symptoms
Symptoms vary depending upon where the pancreatic cancer is located. Yellowing of the skin, Abdominal pain, weight loss, Nausea, Itchy skin, unexpected onset of diabetes, and changes in stool and urine color are common symptons for pancreatic cancer onset.
Rare Symptoms
Islet cell tumor, Excess gastrin, and excess glucagon are among rare symotoms for pancreatic cancer.
Traditional Treatment
Surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation.
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