Pancreatic Cancer (Adeno)

Risk Factors

  • Male
  • Age > 50
  • Smoking
  • Family hx
  • Chronic pancreatitis

Symptoms

  • Epigastric area
  • Anorexia
  • Weight loss
  • Epigastric pain radiating to back
  • Persistent/progressive
  • Sometimes diarrhea

Physical Exam Findings

  • Palpable mass from primary or met if advanced
  • Jaundice if affecting head of pancreas and obstructing CBD