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Among the least common cancer, pancreatic cancer involves your pancreas, the organ that makes certain hormones that help with digestion. Early pancreatic warning signs are hard to notice, so the disease is often diagnosed in the later stages.
At Dignity Health Central Coast, our cancer doctors approach pancreatic cancer treatment with care for your physical, mental, and spiritual needs. Find a Doctor today for personal care for pancreatic cancer on California’s Central Coast.
The causes of pancreatic cancer remain relatively unknown. Cancer doctors at Dignity Health Central Coast understand that certain risk factors increase your chances of developing this disease.
Risk factors for pancreatic cancer include:
Because your pancreas sits deep in your belly area behind your stomach, it is challenging for doctors to feel a pancreatic tumor. Your doctor will discuss specific pancreatic cancer symptoms, including digestive problems, abdominal swelling, jaundice, and weight loss, to determine if further testing is needed for a complete diagnosis.
To fully understand pancreatic cancer on California’s Central Coast, Contact Dignity Health to speak with an experienced doctor about pancreatic cancer prevention and pancreatic cancer warning signs.
Dignity Health oncology services promise care with humankindness for pancreatic cancer on the Central Coast of California.