November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, a campaign to draw attention to the disease, and raise funds for early diagnosis research and to raise awareness in various communities.
In the United States, approximately 55,440 adults will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018, according to the American Cancer Society. Additionally, approximately 44,330 will die of the disease.
One in 63 men and 1 in 65 women have a lifetime risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.
Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease spoke with Victoria Manax, MD, chief medical
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