November 15, 2018 16:30 in the afternoon.
Pancreatic cancer is one type the most deadly and aggressive cancer who know each other 95% of cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage and patients with the disease have a survival of up to 6 months.
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Therefore, this early detection carcinoma However, it is very important, because the location of organs makes routine revisions complicated, besides in many cases this disease confused with gastrointestinal problems.
For this reason, at World Panker Cancer Day (November 16), specialist on the Fight Against Cancer, through his campaign "Give Your Place to the Pancreas", They make the main signsl pancreatic cancer You must not escape attention:
1. INK OR YELLOW COLOR (skin and eyes)
That yellowing patients are the most striking symptom. If it tumor it is on the head of the pancreas, it can close out from the bile and the patient takes the color yellow. In many cases, this is one of the main ways to detect it disease in time, given that these symptoms are the ones that stand out for the most part.
2. PAIN ABDOMINAL
It is possible that the pain of this type is nothing, but if it continues for a long time, it doesn't hurt to make check. The pain is reflected as a pain in the periphery, in the form of a belt. The pain almost reaches the spine and is very intense.
3. WEIGHT WEIGHT
Mysteriously losing weight can be a signal that you should pay close attention to. If you experience loss of appetite or don't feel satisfied after eating, it can also be a sign pancreatic cancer.
4. EARLY FROM A DIABETES
Although this might be an alarm factor, that is diabetes This is a disease very common Diabetes, in some cases occurs at an early stage, but in others it has been produced with disease more advanced
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Being overweight is a risk factor for suffering pancreatic cancer. People who are very overweight (obesity) are about 20% more likely to sufferpancreatic ancer Gathering weight around the waist can be a risk factor even in people who are not too fat.
6. TOBACCO CONSUMPTION
Smoking is one of the most important risk factors for pancreatic cancer. The risk of pancreatic cancer is about twice as high among smokers than among people who have never smoked. It is believed that between 20% and 30% of pancreatic cancer is caused by smoking. In addition, smoking cigars and pipes also increases the risk, as well as the use of oral tobacco products (without smoke).
7. ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION
Some studies have found an association between excessive alcohol consumption and pancreatic cancer. This link is unclear, although excessive alcohol consumption can cause conditions such as chronic pancreatitis and cirrhosis, which are known to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.
8. FAMILY STATEMENT
The risk of suffering is increased if a family member suffers from this type cancer, but that is not a rule. It is recommended to do a screening test regularly.
Risk of suffering pancreatic cancer This increases with age. Almost all patients are over 45 years old. About two thirds of patients are at least 65 years old.
10. CONSUMPTION THAT BENEFITS MEAT
Research has shown that excessive consumption of meat and fat increases risk pancreatic cancer.
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HOW DO I PREVENT PANCREAS CANCER?
The best way to avoid cpancreatic ancer is avoiding risk factors and having a healthy lifestyle such as: maintaining our weight, choosing healthy foods like vegetables and fresh fruits, and avoiding red meat, and foods high in fat or sugar. It is also important to avoid an inactive lifestyle and practice sports, and eliminate the consumption of tobacco and alcohol.