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Nausea and vomiting

Nausea (feeling sick) and sickness can occur for several different reasons. A tumor may block the bile duct or press on the duodenum, which obstructs digestion resulting in vomiting. Nausea can also be due to inflammation around the pancreas and jaundice. Both of these conditions can lead to a chemical imbalance in the body which can make people feel sick. Nausea and vomiting may be a problem in up to 40% of pancreatic cancer patients. Consequently, the reason for the nausea and needs to be sought out and the underlying cause should be dealt with appropriately by the trained oncologist. In addition, anti-emetic agents may be prescribed to relieve the symptom.