Pancreatic cancer is more common in people over the age of 50. Find out why the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed is so important.
Links to articles about pancreatic diseases.
The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about its role and how to keep it healthy.
There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.
Acute pancreatitis appears as sudden, severe upper abdominal (tummy) pain, that may spread to your back. Read about pancreatitis symptoms and treatment.
Jaundice in adults
Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns; however, this information is about jaundice in adults, its associated symptoms, underlying causes and treatment options.
Lynch syndrome, formerly known as HNPCC, is a genetic condition that increases the risk of a person developing some cancers, such as bowel cancer. Learn more here.
Radiotherapy (radiation therapy) is a treatment for cancer. Learn more about the use of radiotherapy on its own or with other treatments.
As soon as you quit smoking, your body starts to repair itself — and there are other benefits of giving up too, including for others. Find out how to quit here.