Be Prepared: Know Your Options and Your Rights.
Be a champion for your health and come prepared to your doctor visit. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Keep going back until you find answers. If symptoms haven’t improved, work with your doctor until you find Answers.
This disease is somewhat uncommon – most doctors have never treated a pancreatic cancer patient before. Ask your doctor about their experience with pancreatic cancer. If you feel your symptoms are more serious than your diagnosis, seek a second opinion.
It can often be frustrating when explaining these common symptoms to your doctor while feeling that it’s more serious. You might wish to take a family member or friend to our appointment who can support you There are many organizations worldwide that can support you and provide you with information on pancreatic cancer symptoms. diagnosis. treatment and care. Find yours here.