Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Page

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Published on March 11, 2014

Author: theloclondon



A new page on the site all about treating pancreatic cancer.

CALL US ON TEL: +44 (0) 20 7317 2500 MAKE AN APPOINTMENT Search GO Main MenuHome Treatments What Is Pancreatic Cancer See what our patients say about us Name Please enter any part of name if known Consultant name Cancer type SEE ALL CONSULTANTS FIND Find a Consultant Find a consultant with the specialist expertise most suitable for you. Select consultant name Select a cancer type What Is Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Cancer occurs when gland tissue in the pancreas, vital in helping the body create insulin, mutates and prevents the pancreas from properly carrying out its functions. It is quite a hard disease to diagnose as the symptoms occur slowly and is a very difficult form of cancer to treat. 8,000 people are diagnosed with having pancreatic every year in the UK. Some of the causes for this include; diet, smoking (accounts for roughly 30%), age (most common for those over 65), body weight, alcohol, family history and previous medical conditions such as diabetes and chronic pancreatitis. There is still no definite cause for the disease though. One of the most notable signs that someone may have pancreatic cancer is that they’ll have jaundice, due to the bile duct being blocked by a tumour. This results in skin seeming yellow and skin becoming itchy. Other symptoms of pancreatic cancer can include; indigestion, loss of appetite, nausea, bloating after eating, tiredness and diarrhoea. Getting private treatment for pancreatic cancer is easily achievable here at the LOC. With dedicated consultants who specifically work in the field of treating pancreatic cancer, we can deliver a higher level of care and understanding to your diagnosis. Treatments HOME PURSUING EXCELLENCE ABOUT US YOUR JOURNEY CLINICAL TRIALS LIVING WELL TREATMENTS CONTACT US Do you need professional PDFs? Try PDFmyURL!

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