Patients might also notice their skin turning yellow.

“Jaundice is common in people with pancreatic cancer,” the organisation comments.

“It develops when the bile duct becomes blocked by the tumour and yellow pigment (bilirubin) that is normally excreted (passed) builds up in the body.

“Jaundice may be painless, but it can be very itchy and irritating.




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