Type 2 diabetes is known to be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer, and according to scientists, this cancer is among the deadliest forms of cancer that exists. Patients with diabetes carry a double risk of cancer. The survival rate of pancreatic cancer is five years. Physicians advise that diabetic patients exercise caution to prevent…

Dr. Gregory Echt explains the research findings on the link between pancreatic cancer and new-onset diabetes. The study was funded in part by the Sandler-Kenner Foundation which was initiated by Dr. & Mrs. Gregory Echt. Pancreatic cancer is a lethal malignancy and represents the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. The…

While there has been some progress in the treatment of pancreatic cancer over the past couple of decades, it’s still one of those cancers that are difficult to cure. When looking at the life expectancy and prognosis of pancreatic cancer, we typically concentrate on the five-year survival rate, which basically refers to the percentage of…