New-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer

New-onset diabetes and pancreatic cancer

18th November 2021 Potential pitfall: Diabetes, especially Type 2, is common among the general population. However, unexplained new-onset diabetes should be investigated as a possible indicator of pancreatic cancer. It is also important to ask patients about other...
World Pancreatic Awareness Day

World Pancreatic Awareness Day

19th November 2020 Today is World Pancreatic Awareness Day 2020. Why not increase your knowledge and complete GatewayC’s ‘Pancreatic Cancer – Early Diagnosis’ course and collect 2 CPD hours? In the early stages of the disease, pancreatic cancer may...
Jaundice and pancreatic cancer

Jaundice and pancreatic cancer

18th September 2020 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...
Cancer Keys: RUQ Pain in Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer Keys: RUQ Pain in Pancreatic Cancer

2nd January 2020 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...