The pancreas is an important part of the digestive system. Johns Hopkins Medicine explains the organ is responsible for controlling blood sugar, digesting fats, and
absorbing fat-soluble vitamins. It is located in a somewhat awkward position between the stomach and spine. Because it is so deep in the abdomen, pancreatic
problems often go undetected.
Here are the important signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer and other pancreatic diseases, according to Prevention: