World Pancreatic Awareness Day

World Pancreatic Awareness Day

Thursday 19th November 2020 Today is World Pancreatic Awareness Day 2020. Why not increase your knowledge and complete our free online Pancreatic Cancer – Early Diagnosis course and collect 2 CPD hours? In the early stages of the disease, pancreatic cancer may not...
Cancer Keys: Jaundice and Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer Keys: Jaundice and Pancreatic Cancer

Potential pitfall: Jaundice can be a classic symptom of pancreatic cancer; about half of patients have jaundice when they first go to their GP. Yet, pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose as symptoms can vary or may be late, vague and non-specific. Helpful hint:...
Cancer Keys: RUQ Pain in Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer Keys: RUQ Pain in Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer diagnoses can be missed due to the non-site specific nature of some early symptoms. However, according to CRUK, up to 70% of patients with pancreatic cancer initially visit the doctor with upper abdominal or back pain. Potential Pitfall Pain often...