What are Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms? List from Cancer Survivors

The below is a list that has been posted by the bloggers in this cancer community. There are 6872 cancer fighters that are members here. This is what they said, not what the doctors or nurses will tell you.

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Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms

What Pancreatic Cancer Survivors said about their Cancer Symptoms.

Pain in my side...thought is was post-surgery complication. But it wasn't.
Pain in side, jaundice
Ingestion and cramping, pain after eating, diffuse abdominal pain.
Jaundice was the only symptom Dad showed.
Jaundice was my only symptom.
gastrointestinal problems, cramping etc
pain in middle of ribcage...change in weight (loss of), stool change...tired
lose of hair, tiredness loss of patience lucky me i dont actually get sick from chemo but there is no end in sight for treatment as they dont have anyone actually beating this type of cancer so they want to keep me on treatment for as long as my body handles it but i think my mind is going to give out first lol
Numbness on left side slight back pain
Initial jaundice, weight loss, some stomach discomfort
Diahrra (spelled wrong) Jaundice(Twice) Loss Weight, Alot of Pain. In the beginning we didn't have insurance and no one wanted to help. We are middle class. So he got stent put in went back to work, waited for open enrollment got insurance, and then Jaundice again he in for surgery the Whipple, but cancer is wrap a around the portal vein and taking over the whole pancrea, the doctors couldn't get any of it out, but they did bypass to help him digest his food better,
Pain in back and upper abdomen,trouble digesting,heartburn,weight loss
She was having nausea and bowel troubles for about 12 weeks. When she went in to her md to report her symptoms they decided that she most likely had caught hep a from a new restaurant she had tried. But then she turned yellow. She went back to her md and he took blood and sent it to be tested. when the results came back the doctor called her back in to hear the news in person. He put his arm around my mom and told her she has pancreatic cancer.
back pains, unable to use the restroom, unable to sleep.
abdominal pain, loss of apettite, changes in skin color, dry skin
abdominal pain when eating solid foods
Weight loss masked by a diet my father was on at the time of diagnoses.
Had no deffinate symptoms just a pain in my lower abdomen doctors thought could be appendicitus, reoccuring heartburn which I suffered with for many years
right side pain - thought was to be my gallgladder. Turn out two weeks later with all the testing I had done a mass was found in my pancreas and several cancerous leisons in my liver.
Initially, back pain in December 2011, test done, Doctor said it was just arthritis. Severe pain started in his side and stomach and he had weight loss 6 weeks before he was diagnosed. Oncologist said that the back pain back in December 2011 was probably when the cancer started.
my daughter had diarrhea and weight loss...glad we all told her to go to the doctors for a check up when she did
Started with severe nausea and elevated blood sugars.
Trouble urinating, jaundice
Unable to eat or drink. Abdominal pain.
Extreme weight loss, stomach reflux, heart palpitations, itchy skin, jaundice
Stomach/back pain, weight loss, fatigue
weight loss, acid reflux, back pain, itching all over, unable to hold down food
Unrelenting pain in the upper belly
Back pain, heartburn, constant belching, pain in my right ribcage.
Sore abdomen
Abdominal Pain, back pain, dark colored urine(prior to stent), elevated billirubin, constipation
jaundice, itching, dark urine, clay colored stools
Pulmonary Embolism
Dark urine, jaundice
Loss of weight and stomach pain
Nausea, loss of appetite, loss of energy, depression
Fatigue, pain on left side, change in bowel (color, size) due to blockage. Jaundice right after diagnosis.
jaundice, itching, dark colored urine, weight loss
Prior to stent: extreme nausea, fatigue, weight loss (15 lbs), back pain, jaundice, loss of appetite (unable to finish meals), abdominal pain, needing to take several anti-acids daily Present: back pain, feeling easily full, abdominal pain, increased appetite for potato pancakes!!!!!!
stomach pain
Abdominal pain from under breast to back
Pain in back and under sternum, bloating
Painless Jaundice
jaundice and weight loss
bloating, pain, anorexia
Jaundice and back pain
Jaundice
Some discomfort in abdomin
pain in stomach and extreme fatigue
abd pain, weight loss, weakness,
extreme pain in stomach, liver failure,
lower back pain, had to eat small meals, fatigue, jaundice
pancreatitis
Stomach pain, extreme fatigue
Pain, fatigue, loss of appetitie, loss of weight, depression.
Weight loss, pancreatitis, diarrhea, nausea
Diarrhea, fatigue, dehydrated, stomach pains, swollen feet, painful digestion some days
Massive loss of weight, pain in abdo, pain in back, feels "something" in his throat, loss of appetite
None that I noticed. But an odd, recurring pain in my right groin area for several years kept me questioning my doctors until they finally did an ultrasound and found the mass on my pancreas.,
, stomach pain/pain right rib cage/ bloating/ belching/
Jaundice, chronic pancreatitis
jaundice, itching
Abdominal pain, back pain, gassy feeling, loss of appetite prior to diagnosis. After diagnosis - DVT (now on LMWH twice daily)
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