Making pancreatic cancer survivable is the aim of a number of different studies under way across the globe. With a survival rate of less than 10 percent at the five-year mark, this disease, although not the most common form of cancer, is among the most deadly. A new blood test may make it possible for…

With an estimated 48,000 people diagnosed each year, pancreatic cancer is far from the most prevalent form of this disease. Its five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, however, makes it one of the deadliest. The American Cancer Society, in fact, estimates that some 40,000 people die in that country alone each year from…

People with diabetes find themselves at increased risk for a number of potentially life-limiting secondary conditions. One of those conditions happens to be pancreatic cancer. Known as one of the most deadly forms of this disease, the five-year survival rate is on average less than 6 percent. With those grim figures in mind, many diabetics…