How does a person get pancreatic cancer?
Pancreatic cancer arises when cells in the pancreas, a glandular organ behind the stomach, begin to multiply out of control and form a mass. Doctors don’t know what causes most pancreatic cancers. But there are some factors that may increase your risk of developing it. Smoking and smokeless tobacco, Alcohol, Previous cancer, Radiotherapy in the past, Diet, body weight and physical activity, family cancer syndromes and genetic factors