With an overall five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent, pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of this disease. Pancreatic cancer prognosis and survival rates, however, will vary based on the stage at diagnosis and the effectiveness of any treatments undertaken. Unfortunately, this form of cancer is often only detected in its…

Pancreatic cancer is projected to strike more than 53,000 Americans in the coming year. An estimated 43,000 will die from the disease, making it one of the deadliest forms of cancer in the United States. Understanding the symptoms and risks, however, can help people gain access to earlier intervention, which could lead to life-preserving treatments….