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Another common sign that is often overlooked or attributed to other things is a constant pain in the low-mid back, mild flu-like symptoms, loss of appetite and general fatigue.
Pancreatic cysts are sometimes a precursor to a tumor and should be taken
seriously, especially if there is a history of PC in the family.
I would want to make sure that when they did the EUS that they took the extra
precautionary step to do a biopsy of the cyst at the time. I know my surgeon
has preformed the whipple to remove cysts for some who were considered high
risk for PC even before they were malignant. You mentioned other medical
issues and that may have a huge bearing on how aggressive his doctors might
be particularly when it comes to surgery as the whipple is a very involved
surgery with a difficult recovery process even for otherwise heathy people.
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