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The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body to digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about the role of the pancreas and how to keep it healthy.
Pancreatic cancer symptoms
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What causes pancreatic cancer?
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Pancreatic cancer diagnosis
Your doctor may use a range of tests and techniques to indicate the likelihood of pancreatic cancer but to get a definite diagnosis, a biopsy is required.
Pancreatic cancer treatments
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People who have acute pancreatitis have sudden, severe upper abdominal pain, often spreading through to the back, and often eased by leaning forward. They may also have nausea, vomiting, fevers, sweats and have a tender abdomen. They need treatment in hospital.
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