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Ask Doctor Dawn - Pancreatic Cancer awareness month. A deep dive into causes, risks and diagnosis of this difficult cancer

Pancreatic Cancer awareness month. A deep dive into causes, risks and diagnosis of this difficult cancer

Ask Doctor Dawn
KSQD 11-08-2023: Go to Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit group (sccbg.org) for Pancreatic Cancer information and awareness event in Santa Cruz on Nov. 19; The physiology of the pancreas; Prognosis for pancreatic cancer is poor; Genetic mutations, smoking, obesity and diabetes are major risk factors; The difficulties of early or any diagnosis of pancreatic cancer; Jaundice is an indicator, but only one out of 5 have the cancer; Lab tests are not very predictive, but circulating tumor DNA holds hope for detection; Can shingles vaccination help prevent dementia?More about genetic influences such as Brca1, Brca2 and KRAS genes; Can shingles vaccination help prevent dementia?

11/10/23 • 53 min

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