Pancreatic cancer is a notorious killer. Associated with a one-year survival rate that is dismally low and a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, a positive diagnosis of this condition is often a death sentence. While researchers are well aware of several factors that combine to make this form of cancer so very…

More than 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the coming year. An estimated 43,000 people will die from this cause. With a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, this form of cancer is widely considered one of the deadliest. Lacking a viable early screening test for widespread use, this type…