This Is Why Pancreatic Cancer Is So Hard to Treat
Pancreatic cancer is difficult to treat largely because the early signs are vague, the cancer is highly aggressive, and no screening test exists yet. But the future is starting to look hopeful.
- ABC: "'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek on outpouring of support for cancer battle: 'My gosh, it makes me feel so good'"
- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: "Pancreatic Cancer Still on Path to Become Second Leading Cause of Cancer-Related Death in U.S. by 2020"
- Timothy Donahue, MD, chief of the division of surgical oncology and professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: "Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate Reaches 10%"
- Nathan Bahary, MD, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a medical oncologist and hematologist at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Originally Published: June 04, 2020