3. Rapid Weight Loss
Losing a few pounds is a reason for many to celebrate. However, if you you experience rapid weight loss that is unexplained it could be caused by something more serious, such as pancreatic cancer. Weight loss that is associated with pancreatic cancer often happens quickly and without an apparent cause. This means that you will notice a significant amount of weight loss without changing your diet or exercise regimen.
Unexplained weight loss caused by pancreatic cancer will often be accompanied by not feeling well. This is called malaise. Weight loss caused by pancreatic cancer may be from a general loss of appetite, a growing tumor, or depleted functions of the exocrine.