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Pancreatic cancer

Causes of pancreatic cancer

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Anyone can get pancreatic cancer, but it’s more common in people with pancreatitis, people over 65 and people with a history of it in their family.

Pancreatic cancer cannot always be prevented. But lifestyle changes like staying a healthy weight or lowering your blood pressure can lower your risk.

Page last reviewed: 09/06/2023
Next review due: 09/06/2026