Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Signs and symptoms

What are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer?

The following are the most common symptoms of pancreatic cancer; however, each individual may experience symptoms differently:

  • Pain in the upper abdomen or upper back.
  • Loss of appetite. 
  • Weight loss. 
  • Jaundice – yellow skin and eyes, and dark urine.
  • Indigestion. 
  • Nausea. 
  • Vomiting.

The symptoms of pancreatic cancer may resemble other conditions or medical problems. Always consult your physician for a diagnosis.