Pancreatic cancer is diagnosed about 53,000 times each year in the United States. The disease claims about 43,000 lives annually. With a five-year survival rate that is less than 10 percent, this form of cancer has the dubious distinction of being the one with the highest mortality rate in the country. The average life expectancy…

Pancreatic cancer is a diagnosis that will impact an estimated 53,000 Americans in the coming year. Considered one of the deadliest forms of the disease known to man, an estimated 43,000 people across the country will die from this cause in the next 12 months. While researchers work feverishly to develop better tools to improve…