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Pancreatic cancer often diagnosed too late

Pancreatic cancer has the reputation of being one of the "worst" cancers, because its prognosis is often poor due to delayed diagnosis. Early stage pancreatic cancer has no symptoms or mild symptoms. The onset of symptoms such as abdominal pain or jaundice is often a sign of late pancreatic cancer. Thus, failure to diagnose the condition due to its inherent nature makes pancreatic cancer misdiagnosis a fatal problem.

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