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The Link Between Depression and Pancreatic Cancer

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Effective and affordable screening protocols for pancreatic cancer do not yet exist. In fact, most people don’t visit a doctor until the disease begins producing visible symptoms, such as unexplained weight loss and jaundice.

But what if there was an early indicator of the disease? What if symptoms such as depression, sleep disturbance, and anxiety could tip people off that something is seriously wrong? While psychological symptoms are often a reaction to the disease and anxiety about treatments, experts increasingly believe they may also be a product of the disease process. In addition, there may be a very specific link with pancreatic cancer.

Read the whole article posted by Let’s Win on July 18 2019 HERE.