Pancreatic cancer can be a tough diagnosis for the patient as well as for the patient’s family and friends. Unfortunately, there is a very high mortality rate associated with pancreatic cancer and much of that is because this cancer is so difficult to diagnose. There are not accurate enough tests to detect pancreatic cancer at…

It’s a simple fact that most people don’t like to talk about illness. This is especially so if the illness in question happens to be a killer. It’s just easier to go about daily life without stopping to consider the negatives that sometimes go along with it. Pancreatic cancer, however, is one illness that people…

While there is no shortage when it comes to causes that are worthy of donations of time, money and effort, there are some that simply receive more support than others. In the world of cancer, pancreatic is a type that does not receive as much attention – or funding – as others. When the facts…

Pancreatic cancer is one of the trickiest diagnoses in the cancer world. Very difficult to detect, pancreatic cancer often produces no symptoms in the beginning so screenings are not thought to be done by doctors unless there is something very significant to address. Unfortunately, however, by the time a screening is done and cancer is…

With a five-year mortality rate of an estimated 94 percent and a one year rate of a whopping 74 percent, pancreatic cancer is an undeniable killer. This disease often goes undetected until its more advanced stages, leaving those diagnosed facing rather grim outlooks. While pancreatic cancer doesn’t have sophisticated early detection tools that some other…

Pancreatic cancer is among one of the most terrifying cancer diagnoses that someone can receive. So little is known about pancreatic cancer, how it develops, how it can be best diagnosed, and most importantly, how it can be best treated. Because pancreatic cancer is relatively asymptotic in the beginning, by the time it is diagnosed,…

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common reason of death due to cancer in USA. In this condition, malignant neoplasm is formed within the pancreatic tissue. In most of the cases, that is in 90 per cent of the cases, the adenocarcinoma is formed within the exocrine part of the pancreas; whereas in 5 per…

Pancreas is one of the most ignored organs in the human body, and it is missed in the routine checkups. However, the malignancies related to pancreatic cancer is quite high as the detection of such cancer is done quite late. The organ is located in between the spine, and the liver and thus early detection…

The treatments for pancreatic cancer totally depend on the stage of the cancer. A particular treatment plan is designed by the oncologists according to the particular condition and specific requirements of the patients. The pancreatic cancer treatment differs significantly from one to another and can include or exclude some stages according to the conditions of…