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Friday, December 09, 2022

Pancreatic cancer, a silent disease affecting more than 4,000 people in Mexico

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Pancreatic cancer is recognized worldwide as one of the most aggressive, The World Health Organization mentions that Mexico has about 4,489 cases of the disease per year, representing 4.9 percent of oncological deaths, so we’ll tell you more about this condition.

The pancreas is an organ located in the lower part of the abdomen.It helps regulate digestion and produces hormones that help control blood sugar.

Rarely can it be diagnosed in the early stagesIt is a silent disease, as it has no symptoms and by the time specialists detect it, it is often too late.

What are the most frequent symptoms?

symptoms to watch for Weight loss, loss of appetite, abdominal pain that radiates to the back, yellowing of the skin and eyes, dark urine, itchy skin, bruises, tiredness, etc.

We recommend that you visit a specialist who can evaluate for the presence of an infection or disease, Remember not to self-medicate because you do not know the cause of the pain.

What factors trigger the disease?

There are some factors which are in favor of contracting the disease.This includes:

– to keep family background of cancer.

– upon happening smoker,

– loss diabetic patient prone to develop diseases.

– if you have obesity,

How can I prevent it?

, If you smoke, try to quit Remember that there are medications and therapies that work as replacements for nicotine.

, maintain a healthy weightCombine diet and exercise to help you or keep you at an ideal weight.

, If there is a history of this condition in your familyMeet with a genetic counselor, who will help you determine how to get benefits and what studies you should take.

Remember that getting tested at least once a year helps prevent diseases like pancreatic cancer, for related issues listen to the program “Ingrid and Tamara” every day from 10:00 a.m. to 102.5 FM.

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