What is Pancreatic Cancer? Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment
November marks the month of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness. And while it may be statistically part of the lesser-known cancers, it still accounts for 7 percent of cancer-related deaths. In 2020, it is estimated that about 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Here is a guide to understanding pancreatic cancer, the signs to look out for, the potential risk factors, and how it is treated.
What is Pancreatic Cancer?
As it suggests, pancreatic cancer is a form of cancer that affects the pancreas’ tissues, the organ located in the lower part of the stomach. The pancreas’ main function is to
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