Pancreatic Cancer - Symptoms

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Published: February 14

My Aunt suffered from back and stomach pain. Many trips, at times monthly, to ER usually resulted in pain medications only. She was 86 with arthritis. Last visit, the doctor noted he could find nothing but high enzymes. Family member pointed out her yellow jaundice. It was pancreatic cancer. She passed away within 2 weeks..

Published: July 06

My wife's symptoms began as lower back pain which was treated as a muscle pull or pinched nerve. She was treated with muscle relaxers and pain pills. Within six days pain was so intense I took her to the emergency room where CT scan was done and eight cm mass was found on her liver. Next day discovered it was pancreatic cancer so advanced she died within seven days..