One of the earliest and most common side effects of pancreatic cancer
is pain. The pancreas sits below your sternum in your mid-abdomen and
is surrounded by several other organs and nerves. “As tumors on the
pancreas grow, they often push against these other body parts, which
can be very painful,” says pancreatic cancer researcher Shubham Pant,
Pain can be isolated to the abdomen, or travel to your lower back, and can...
When retired Florida physician Bob Wagar, M.D., was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and sarcoma, he knew he would've felt comfortable seeking care at the hospital where he used to work. But Bob also knew seeking care at MD Anderson was the best option, especially because he had been treated here before.
“There’s more to it than having a good surgeon,” Bob says. “The team approach at MD Anderson, and of course their record...