An estimated 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. Compared with other forms of cancer, this type of the disease does present with rather low numbers. Even so, it manages to be the third most common cause of cancer related deaths with about 41,000 fatalities attributed to the cause each year. With…

With a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent and nearly 53,000 new cases diagnosed in the United States each year, pancreatic cancer is a real concern for many. Known to kill about 41,000 Americans annually, this form of cancer is among the deadliest. Courtesy of the location of the pancreas deep inside the…