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Is jaundice a symptom of pancreatic cancer?

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As pancreatic cancer blocks the duct that releases bile into your intestine (common bile duct), the ingredients of bile build up in your blood. This turns both your skin and eyes yellow, a condition known as jaundice. The same blockage causes dark urine and light-colored stools.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society web site, "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute web site: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gullo L. , 2002; vol 22: pp 210-213. Pancreas

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on January 22, 2020

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society web site, "Detailed Guide: Pancreatic Cancer."

National Cancer Institute web site: "Pancreatic Cancer."

Gullo L. , 2002; vol 22: pp 210-213. Pancreas

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on January 22, 2020

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