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Although rare, pancreatic cancer spreads rapidly and is difficult to treat. However, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing the disease. To learn about your risk and get help creating a strategy for pancreatic cancer prevention in the Bay Area, Find a Doctor near you today. Our cancer care teams have the experience you need to treat all types of gastrointestinal cancers.
The cause of pancreatic cancer is unknown. However, some things may increase your risk. Risk factors include:
Because health experts don’t fully understand how it develops, there is no sure way to prevent pancreatic cancer. However, you may be able to reduce your risk by addressing the factors you can control:
The cancer experts at Dignity Health can help if you’re at risk for pancreatic cancer in the Bay Area. Find a Doctor today.
Dignity Health provides patients with strategies for the prevention of pancreatic cancer in the Bay Area, including San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Redwood City.