Prior to being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, many people say they experienced changes in their mood, sometimes for years. This can include feelings of hopelessness, having negative thoughts, loss of appetite, and problems sleeping.
Although the link between these two serious medical conditions is not entirely clear, past studies have indicated it is quite common. A study from 1967, for instance, found that “more than half of patients with pancreatic cancer had psychological symptoms occurring as early as 43 months before physical symptoms,” cites Insight Medical Publishing.
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