This mother died in April 2021 from pancreatic cancer which was not diagnosed in time. The symptoms of the disease are very vague.
Back pain, indigestion, abdominal pain and weight loss: these are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer. Joanne Eales’s daughter urges everyone to see anyone with these symptoms for more than a month. These are the same symptoms that Joanne Eales had presented. She never thought thatit could be pancreatic cancer and thought it was menopause-related symptoms. His scan showed that Joanne Eales had advanced pancreatic cancer.
Her stage four cancer won it in april this year. According to Pancreatic Cancer UK, about 80% of people are diagnosed when the cancer is at an advanced stage and that it is too late for treatment that could save their lives. Mirror also confirms that “this cancer has the lowest survival rate of all common cancers in the UK“. Currently, there is no screening test to help doctors find the disease early to avoid loss of human life.
Jaundice is the most alarming symptom of pancreatic cancer
According to studies by Pancreatic Cancer UK, people wait longer before seeing the doctor for these symptoms. More worryingly, many people do not recognize all potential symptoms of pancreatic cancer. “Jaundice is the “red flag” symptom pancreatic cancer, but worryingly nearly a quarter of respondents said not be sure you can recognize her“, says the Pancreatic Cancer UK.
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