8 Warning Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

Treatment is more likely to be effective the sooner the cancer is caught.

  • Abdominal discomfort in the mid to upper abdomen that often radiates to the back
  • New onset diabetes or worsening blood sugar levels, especially with weight loss
  • Darkening of urine and lightening of stool
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)
  • Itching
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite and unintentional weight loss
AARP Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment