Pancreatic cancer symptoms are often vague and difficult to associate with the pancreas. This makes early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer difficult.
What pancreatic cancer symptoms should I watch for?
Pancreatic cancer symptoms are subtle. Early on, they're difficult to tell apart from common aches and pains.
Contact your doctor if you're concerned about symptoms like these:
American Cancer Society, All About Pancreatic Cancer; National Cancer Institute, Pancreatic Cancer Treatment (PDQ®); Virginia Piper Cancer Institute
Timothy Sielaff, MD, PhD, FACS, medical director, Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; Jennifer Stanek, RN, BSN, manager, Virginia Piper Cancer Institute Clinic