Members of this group have had, or have, or have known someone, or know someone who has pancreas cancer. As with any type of cancer, it is a difficult cancer to have.

Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which healthy cells in the pancreas stop working correctly and grow out of control. These cancerous cells can build up and form a mass called a tumor. A cancerous tumor is malignant, meaning it can grow and spread to other parts of the body.

Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

Recently a friend of mine was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer so I wanted to enlighten myself with what she was facing so I could best support her through this tough time. I learned that there are many treatments for pancreatic cancer patients these days. Treatments…


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Signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer often don't occur until the disease is advanced. They may include: Abdominal pain that radiates to your back Loss of appetite or unintended weight loss Yellowing of your skin and the whites of your eyes (jaundice) Light-colored stools Dark-colored…