Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Three warning signs in your poo – smell, colour, consistency

Having any of the risk factors does not mean that you will definitely develop the cancer.

According to Cancer Research UK, around 20 out of 100 cases of pancreatic cancer in the UK (around 20 percent) are caused by smoking.

“Cigarettes, cigars, pipes and chewing tobacco all increase pancreatic cancer risk,” warns the charity.

Studies have given mixed results but using Scandinavian snus (a type of smokeless tobacco popular in Norway and Sweden) could increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.

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