Causes of Pancreatic Cancer includes genetic mutation and familial history of pancreatic cancer.
No exact cause is being found for the pancreatic cancer but it is believed that people who are above 65 or smokers have a higher chance of getting pancreatic cancer. This type of cancer is also seen in the people with a family history of pancreatic cancer or any other types of cancer. Genes mutation and continuous exposure to hazardous chemicals are also responsible for causing pancreatic cancer.
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Pancreatic Cancer is divided into 5 Stages ranging from Stage 0 to Stage IV. The Stage 0 Cancer is present only in the superficial part of the pancreas and Stage IV Cancer is present in the pancreas and has spread to lungs, liver or bones.