Mar92018
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Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer

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Your pancreas gland is responsible for helping you maintain healthy blood sugar levels. When you have a pancreatic disease, it can result in serious health problems. Types of Pancreatic Diseases Pancreatic diseases include pancreatic cancer and acute or chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic cancer develops when abnormal cells in the pancreas multiply and form malignant tumors. Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas. Causes of Pancreatic Diseases The cause of pancreatic cancer has not yet been found. However there are several risk factors that can increase your risk of having the disease. […]
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Sep292017
man with abdominal pain

Symptoms of Pancreatic Diseases

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You’ve probably heard of the pancreas, but you may not necessarily be aware of its purpose and diseases that can develop in it. But issues with this organ should be addressed as quickly as possible to avoid permanent damage.   In this blog, board-certified NYC gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony S. Borcich explains what you need to know about pancreatic diseases, including symptoms you should look out for.   What is the pancreas? The pancreas is a large organ that’s located behind the stomach and next to the small intestine. It’s made […]
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