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Hi I am 61 years old and doctors suspect that I have pancreas head cancer waiting for biopsy results tomorrow.

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There are no symptom in early stage later stage associated with symptom but there can be non specific such as lack of appetite and weight loss treatment may include surgical removal the pancrease radiation and chemotherapy cancer that begains in the organ lying behind the lower part of stomach (pancreas) the pancreas secrete enzyme that aid digestion and hormone that regulate the metabolism of sugar .this type of cancer is often detected late spread rapidly and has a poor prognosis .cancer that start in the head of the pancreas are near the common bile duct .these cancer can press on the duct and cause jaundice while they are still fairly small which can sometimes lead to these tumour being found at an early stage when pancreatic cancer spread it often goes to liver.
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