With a survival rate in the single digit percentages, pancreatic cancer is often considered among the most deadly forms of this disease. An estimated 49,000 people are diagnosed with it annually, many who present in later stages of the disease. For years researchers have been working on better screening procedures and treatments to improve care…

Pancreatic cancer isn’t one of the most regularly diagnosed forms of the disease, but it’s among the deadliest. With a five-year survival rate that’s measured in single percentage digits, this disease is often a death sentence for those who develop it. One of the biggest reasons behind the bleak figures happens to be a current…