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Pancreatic Cancer: 16 Warning Signs You Should Know

Today marks the start of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month - a time to take action against the deadliest major cancer with a five-year survival rate of just 8 percent.
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Pancreas puzzle concept: hands of surgeon with surgical instruments (tools) perform pancreas surgery as a result of acute or chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic diabetes, pancreatic cancer
Pancreas puzzle concept: hands of surgeon with surgical instruments (tools) perform pancreas surgery as a result of acute or chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic diabetes, pancreatic cancer

Today marks the start of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month - a time to take action against the deadliest major cancer with a five-year survival rate of just 8 percent.

To see a decline in death rates for pancreatic cancer, we must first make sure that more people know about the disease. And November is a great time to get started by educating yourself about the symptoms and risk factors.

We encourage you to not only educate yourself, but to also share the 16 warning signs with your family and friends.

You can continue to learn more throughout November and on World Pancreatic Cancer Day - Nov. 17 - by joining the conversation on social media using #WageHope and #PANCaware or by visiting pancan.org/wagehope.

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